Anti-fascist organizing in the age of Trump

Host/Sponsor: 
Verso Books
Room: 
1.77
Timeslot: 
SATURDAY June 3rd Session 2: 12:00pm - 1:50pm
Abstract: 
Since Trump’s inauguration, the hopes and fears of the US left have often rested on their assessment of the strength of the ‘Alt Right.’ In this panel, we’ll ask question about the precise relationship between the Trump Administration and the Alt Right, and how fighting one relates to fighting the other. What does successful anti-fascism look like, and how does it fit into a broader strategy for our movements?
Chair/First Facilitator/Speaker First Name: 
Ben
Chair/First Facilitator/Speaker Last Name: 
Mabie
Chair/First Facilitator/Speaker Affiliation: 
Verso Books/Viewpoint Magazine
Chair/First Facilitator/Speaker Biography: 
Ben Mabie is an editorial assistant at Verso Books and the managing editor of Viewpoint Magazine.
Speaker 1/Second Facilitator First Name: 
Natasha
Speaker 1/Second Facilitator Last Name: 
Lennard
Speaker 1/Second Facilitator Affiliation: 
Journalist
Speaker 1/Second Facilitator Biography: 
Natasha Lennard writes about politics and philosophies of violence for publications including Esquire, Fusion, The Intercept, The New Inquiry and The New York Times. Her forthcoming book Violence (with Dr. Brad Evans) will be published by City Lights later this year.
Speaker 2/Third Facilitator First Name: 
Shuja
Speaker 2/Third Facilitator Last Name: 
Haider
Speaker 2/Third Facilitator Affiliation: 
Editor, Viewpoint Magazine
Speaker 2/Third Facilitator Biography: 
Shuja Haider is a writer and musician based in Brooklyn and editor at Viewpoint Magazine.
Speaker 3/Fourth Facilitator First Name: 
George
Speaker 3/Fourth Facilitator Last Name: 
Ciccariello-Maher
Speaker 3/Fourth Facilitator Affiliation: 
Author/Professor, Drexel University
Speaker 3/Fourth Facilitator Biography: 
George Ciccariello-Maher is Associate Professor of Politics and Global Studies at Drexel University in Philadelphia. He is the author of We Created Chávez: A People’s History of the Venezuelan Revolution, and Decolonizing Dialectics.
Panel/Workshop Organizer First Name: 
Anne
Panel/Workshop Organizer Last Name: 
Rumberger
Panel/Workshop Organizer Affiliation: 
Verso

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