Grappling With Nazism and White Nationalism
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FEATURING ROBERT JENSEN – A gathering of white nationalists in Washington DC garnered major news coverage as Nazi salutes and calls of “Hail Trump,” rang aloud. White nationalism and supremacist views have begun flaunting themselves openly with the electoral college victory of Donald Trump. Many have taken cover under the innocuous label of “Alt-Right.”
Is the US sliding toward fascism and if so, how do we gird ourselves and our communities in these dark times?
Robert Jensen, a Professor of Journalism at the University of Texas at Austin, and author of numerous books that we have featured on this show, including, Arguing for Our Lives: A User’s Guide to Constructive Dialogue; and We Are All Apocalyptic Now: On the Responsibilities of Teaching, Preaching, Reporting, Writing, and Speaking Out.