The new fascism in Europe Across Europe, quality of life is dropping, providing fertile ground for the far right
Excerpt from: The new fascism in Europe Across Europe, quality of life is dropping, providing fertile ground for the far rightAhead of the June 17 elections in Greece, Athens was the scene of a gruesome nostalgia trip. The ultra-nationalist Golden Dawn party took to holding torchlit parades through the streets. The party rejects the term neo-Nazi, but there’s little doubt about its source of inspiration. Their symbol, the twisting maeander, is highly reminiscent of a swastika; they send teams of threatening young men into the streets wearing black shirts; their leader, Nikos Michaloliakos, specializes in flamboyant, melodramatic fist-shaking speeches, awash in self-pity; and several prominent members have openly approved...
Published By: Liverpool Antifascists - Wednesday, 20 June, 2012