Clip of the Month: The Mindset of Fascism, with Rob Riemen

Feb 8, 2018

Rob Riemen's recent book "To Fight Against This Age" comes at exactly the right moment. For some time now, we have been witnessing the gradual erosion of longstanding moral values, both in Europe and in America, a slow and steady weakening of critical institutions, a dismantling of what has been built rather than creating something new. In this clip, Riemen, founder of the Nexus Institute, goes even further and says what many politicians, pundits, and academics are afraid to say: We are looking at a new class of fascist leaders, from Putin to Erdoğan to Trump.

Rob Riemen's recent book "To Fight Against This Age" comes at exactly the right moment. For some time now, we have been witnessing the gradual erosion of longstanding moral values, both in Europe and in America, a slow and steady weakening of critical institutions, a dismantling of what has been built rather than creating something new. In this clip, Riemen, founder of the Nexus Institute, goes even further and says what many politicians, pundits, and academics are afraid to say: We are looking at a new class of fascist leaders, from Putin to Erdoğan to Trump.

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