Yeah Nah Pasaran! #135 w David Broder on the Italian election : October 6, 2022

On this week’s episode of Yeah Nah Pasaran! on 3CR we talk to David Broder [Twitter]. A translator and Jacobin Europe editor, his next book is titled Mussolini’s Grandchildren: Fascism in Contemporary Italy (Pluto Press, 2022) which ‘Shows the direct lineage between Mussolini’s fascism and the thriving contemporary Italian far-right’.

See : Italy’s drift to the far right began long before the rise of Giorgia Meloni, The Guardian, September 26, 2022 | In Italy’s Deserted Democracy, Far-Right Giorgia Meloni Has Emerged Victorious, Jacobin, September 26, 2022.

We spoke to David about the election, Giorgia Meloni, Fratelli d’Italia, fascism and hobbits.

See also : The Italian Far Right’s Long March Back to Power, Alexander Reid-Ross, New Lines, September 27, 2022 | Giorgia Meloni claims victory to become Italy’s most far-right prime minister since Mussolini, Kara Fox, Barbie Latza Nadeau, Antonia Mortensen, Nicola Ruotolo, Sharon Braithwaite and Valentina DiDonato, CNN, September 25, 2022 | Giorgia Meloni and the return of fascism: how Italy got here, George Newth, The Conversation, September 23, 2022 | ‘Melonomics’, Simone Gasperin, El País, September 22, 2022 | Hobbits and the Hard Right: How Fantasy Inspires Italy’s Potential New Leader, Jason Horowitz, The New York Times, September 21, 2022.

4.30pm, Thursday, October 6, 2022 /// 3CR /// 855AM / streaming live on the 3CR website

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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 2024 premiership's a cakewalk for the good old Collingwood.
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