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Fascists’ tricks of deception are working on a media preoccupied with snobbery

Fascists’ tricks of deception are working on a media preoccupied with snobbery

Banging on about Pauline Hanson getting words wrong and Fraser Anning being a bogan doesn't just miss the point, it feeds the flame.

Can the internet be cleaned up?

Can the internet be cleaned up?

Crikey readers discuss the problems — and necessity — of an open internet, and Australia's response to the rise of fascism.

State force can and should be deployed against fascists

State force can and should be deployed against fascists

The dog-whistling and normalising of racist speech must stop, now. And there's a tried and true method for achieving that.

Crikey’s updated pocket guide to the far-right (yes, there are more)

Crikey’s updated pocket guide to the far-right (yes, there are more)

From hard-right nationalists infiltrating mainstream politics to grassroot organisations planning an "ethno-suburb", 2018 was a big year for Australia's fascists.

Rise of the right: how populist politicians are taking power

Rise of the right: how populist politicians are taking power

From Europe to Asia, the global resurgence of populist politics is gathering momentum, preying on voters' need for simple answers to complex problems.

By diverting from climate change, the media shows its priorities

By diverting from climate change, the media shows its priorities

Crikey readers discuss the media on climate catastrophe and the rise of fascism in Brazil.

This global wave of fascism was decades in the making

This global wave of fascism was decades in the making

The election of Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil has marked a new stage in recent years' rock-slide towards fascism.

How to de-radicalise white supremacists

How to de-radicalise white supremacists

After the worst anti-Semitic attack on US soil and more news of neo-Nazis in the National Party, the question of how we respond to radicalisation is increasingly relevant.

Avoiding America’s fate requires our politicians and media to lift their game

Avoiding America’s fate requires our politicians and media to lift their game

Australia has so far avoided the fate of the US, where economic and political conditions have enabled a slide into fascism, but we still have the potential to follow America if our political class doesn't lift its game.

Morrison puts party above Australia’s best interests

Morrison puts party above Australia’s best interests

Crikey readers discuss the Morrison government's lack of political judgement and the rise of the far-right in Australia.