Fascism has taken on many
forms through the rise and fall of empires. One aspect of modern day fascism can
seen as propaganda, lies and deceit used as political leverage to eventually
absorb sovereign states. Our guest John Pilger lays out the swath carved by
fascism in the last 70 years in his recent article Why The
Rise Of Fascism Is Again The Issue. Using the word carefully, Pilger describes a new kind of
fascism, centered in America but based on the big lie of war and aggression.
Pilger documents key events from the Holocaust to Libya to Serbia, to
Yugoslavia, to Afghanistan in the 1970s, to Vietnam and up to the current
revival of fascism in the heart of Europe. We get a historic perspective from
John Pilger, going all the way back to the second world war. If you think the
wars in Iraq, Afghanistan, Yugoslavia, Libya and now the Ukraine occur by
happenstance, you are mistaken says Pilger, an Australian-British journalist
based in London. These are part of the American effort to become the global
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