This session will explore the roots of the new global far-right ‘surge’, what we can learn from the past, and how we defeat it. This involves looking at how these far right leaders achieve and secure their power, and how we can undermine their populist claims.
Shaista Aziz is a journalist, writer, standup comedian, Labour councillor in Oxford and former aid worker. She is also a member of the Stop Trump coalition.
Beatriz Ratton is Brazilian community activist and organisers with the anti-Bolsonaro movement in the UK.
Nelini Stamp is the National Organizing Director at the Working Families Party. She works with volunteer leaders across the country to build local progressive infrastructure.
Anti-racist activist and co-founder of the Labour Campaign Against Prevent. She is currently researching for a PhD on Twentieth Century global anticolonial movements.
Kurdish activist talking about the authoritarianism and fascistic practices of the Turkish state.