Yeah Nah Pasaran! #114 w Jason Wilson on Rob Rundo, Todd Sampson, platforming & anti-trans hate : May 5, 2022


As America goes, so goes Australia.

On this week’s episode of Yeah Nah Pasaran! on 3CR we talk to semi-regular US correspondent Jason Wilson [Twitter]. We last spoke to Jason in October last year about all the cool and normel responses to COVID-19. Having been a regular columnist with The Guardian, Jason is now working with the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC). We spoke to him about American neo-Nazi leader Rob Rundo’s recent adventures, the problem with Todd Sampson’s flirtations with Rundo’s kameraden Down Under and the political meaning and significance of the elevation of anti-trans sentiment in the United States.

See : Former Marine Collaborates With Violent White Nationalist, Michael Colborne, Hannah Gais and Jason Wilson, SPLC/bellingcat, April 26, 2022 | The ‘Awakening’: American Right-Wing Extremist Finds Allies in the Balkans, Nermina Kuloglija, BIRN, April 13, 2022 | Inside Rob Rundo’s Fascist Propaganda Network, Jordan Jenkins, LCRW, March 17, 2022 | Action Zealandia, NZ’s largest neo-Nazi group, on the hunt for new recruits, Elliot Weir, New Zealand Herald, August 9, 2021 /// Redesign My Nazi bRanes; Or: Who Makes The Nazis (April 21, 2022) /// ‘Interviewing the far right is bad, so why do journalists keep doing it?’: ‘No Platform’ from above and below, Jeff Sparrow, Australian Journalism Review, Vol.43, No.2, November 2021 /// The right’s moral panic over “grooming” invokes age-old homophobia, Aja Romano, Vox, April 21, 2022.

4.30pm, Thursday, May 5, 2022 /// 3CR /// 855AM / streaming live on the 3CR website

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About @ndy

I live in Melbourne, Australia. I like anarchy. I don't like nazis. I enjoy eating pizza and drinking beer. I barrack for the greatest football team on Earth: Collingwood Magpies. The 2021 premiership's a cakewalk for the good old Collingwood.
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