Chris Hedges: The Undercurrents of Fascism in America’s DNA

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RT America on Nov 28, 2020

On the show this week, Chris Hedges talks to Gabriel Rockhill about the undercurrents of fascism in America’s DNA, and the US role in internationalizing fascism after World War II through clandestine activities such as Operation Paperclip and Operation Gladio.

Rockhill is a Franco-American philosopher and the founding Director of the Critical Theory Workshop and Professor of Philosophy at Villanova University.

His books include Counter-History of the Present: Untimely Interrogations into Globalization, Technology, Democracy, Interventions in Contemporary Thought: History, Politics, Aesthetics, Radical History & the Politics of Art and Logique de l’histoire.

Transcript and video here.

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Donald Trump was Never the Real Problem, by Kenn Orphan

Chris Hedges: Origins of White Supremacy

US Style Fascism Is A Bipartisan Effort, by Phil Rockstroh

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Gladio: The Story of a Secret Army by Gaither Stewart

How U.S. Race Laws Inspired Nazis by David Swanson

Operation Gladio: CIA Network of “Stay Behind” Secret Armies, by Andrew G. Marshall