What Is (and Is Not) Anti-Fascism? (2022)

Anti-fascist activity has existed for about one hundred years. Yet, many people, particularly in the United States, have little to no idea about what it really is.

 


 

Bibliography & Further Reading

[1] American Antifa: The Tactics, Culture, and Practice of Militant Antifascism (2020) – Stanislav Vysotsky

[2] "Ur-Fascism" (22 Jun 1995) – Umberto Eco

[3] The Nature of Fascism (1991) – Roger Griffin

[4] Antifa: The Anti-Fascist Handbook (2017) – Mark Bray

[5] "Working Class Defence Organization, Anti-Fascist Resistance and the Arditi del Popolo in Turin, 1919–22" (Apr 2003) – Antonio Sonnessa

[6] How Fascism Works: The Politics of Us and Them (2018) – Jason Stanley

[7] "A Brief History of Anti-Fascism" (24 Jun 2020) – James Stout

[8] Physical Resistance: A Hundred Years of Anti-Fascism (2012) – David Hann

[9] "Why ‘Just Ignore Them’ Is Terrible Advice for Dealing With Neo-Nazis (28 Aug 2017) – Molly Knefel

[10] A People's History of Modern Europe (2016) – William A. Pelz

[11] The U.S. Antifascism Reader (2020) – Bill V. Mullen & Christopher Vials

[12] Fascism and Dictatorship: The Third International and the Problem of Fascism [2019] (1974) – Nicos Poulantzas

[13] Proud Boys and the White Ethnostate: How the Alt-Right Is Warping the American Imagination (2019) – Alexandra Minna Stern

[14] The Anatomy of Fascism (2004) – Robert O. Paxton

[15] No Platform: A History of Anti-Fascism, Universities and the Limits of Free Speech (2020) – Evan Smith

[16] Anti-Fascism in a Global Perspective: Transnational Networks, Exile Communities, and Radical Internationalism (2020) – Kasper Braskén, Nigel Copsey and David Featherstone

[17] The Life of Voltaire [2008] (1903) – Evelyn Beatrice Hall.

[18] The Boundaries of Liberty and Tolerance (1994) – Raphael Cohen-Almagor

[19] Fascism, Anti-Fascism and the Resistance in Italy (2003) – Stanislao G. Pugliese

[20] Militant Anti-Fascism: A Hundred Years of Resistance (2015) – M. Testa

[21] Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America (2016) – Ibram X. Kendi

[22] Capital (1887*) – Karl Marx

[23] "Fascism Is Possible Not in Spite of Liberal Capitalism, but Because of It" (15 Apr 2017) – Erik Forman

[24] The State and Revolution (1917) – Vladimir Lenin.

[25] War and the International (1915) – Leon Trotsky

[26] "The Tasks of Revolutionary Social-Democracy in the European War" (1914) – Vladimir Lenin

[27] "Exploding Wealth Inequality in the United States, Washington Center for Equitable Growth" (20 Oct 2014) – Emmauel Saez, Gabriel Zucman

[28] The Road to Plenty (1928) – William Trufant Foster & Waddill Catchings

[29] "The Great Depression 1929-39: A Marxist Analysis" (10 Jun 2020) – Alex Grant

[30] "Global Capitalist Crisis and Twenty-First Century Fascism: Beyond the Trump Hype" (Apr 2019) – William I. Robinson

[31] In Defense of Looting: A Riotous History of Uncivil Action (2020) – Vicky Osterweil

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