• No Pasaran! An Interview on the History and Politics of Anti-fascism with Mark Bray

    Author(s):
    Christopher Joseph Helali (see profile)
    Contributor(s):
    Mark Bray
    Date:
    2020
    Group(s):
    Global & Transnational Studies, History, Soviet and Russian history and culture, War Studies
    Subject(s):
    Spanish Civil War (Spain , Soviet Union, World War (1939-1945), Communism, Socialism
    Item Type:
    Interview
    Tag(s):
    Anti-fascism, Anti-imperialism, Far-right, Spanish Civil War, World War II
    Permanent URL:
    http://dx.doi.org/10.17613/66mm-vc88
    Abstract:
    Mark Bray is a historian of human rights, terrorism, and political radicalism in Modern Europe as well as a political organizer. This interview outlines what fascism is, the history of anti-fascist resistance, the debate surrounding free-speech, anti-imperialism, World War II, and the Trump Era. Mark Bray is a political organizer and historian of human rights, terrorism, and political radical-ism in Modern Europe. He earned his BA in Philosophy from Wesleyan University in 2005 and his PhD in History from Rutgers University in 2016. He is the author of Antifa: The Anti-Fascist Handbook (Melville House 2017), Translating Anarchy: The Anarchism of Occupy Wall Street (Zero 2013), The Anarchist Inquisition: Terrorism and Human Rights in Spain and France, 1890-1910 (forthcoming), and the co-editor of Anarchist Education and the Modern School: A Francisco Ferrer Reader (PM Press 2018). His work has appeared in Foreign Policy, The Washington Post, Boston Review, and numerous edited volumes. He was a lecturer at Dartmouth College.
    Notes:
    Christopher Helali is a militant anti-fascist activist who has fought against far-right, neo-Nazi, and white supremacist groups for years. Chris was beaten, arrested, and detained for confronting members of the neo-Nazi political party Golden Dawn (Χρυσή Αυγή) on October 31st, 2016 at the squatted community of Prosfygika on Leoforos Alexandras in Athens, Greece. As a result, Chris was sentenced to four years in prison pending an ongoing appeals process in Greek courts.
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    Last Updated:
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