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Behind the Insurrections

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In the wake of the January 6th insurrection in D.C., Robert Evans and co-host Propaganda take a look at fascist insurrections throughout history. They also unpack the evolution, successes, and failures of antifascists in Italy, Germany, and Spain.

8 Episodes
In the early 1930s a consortium of America's wealthiest men conspires to overthrow President Roosevelt and institute a fascist state. This is the story of how they almost succeeded. Learn more about your ad-choices at
The most direct precursor to January 6th, 2021 was a fascist assault on the French Capitol on February 6th 1934. Today we talk about that and, as a bonus, French Jeffrey Epstein. Learn more about your ad-choices at
The incredible, heartbreaking story of the antifascist struggle in Spain. Learn more about your ad-choices at
In this episode, we discuss the birth of Fascism in Spain and how it led to the first great armed conflict between Fascism and Democracy: the Spanish Civil War.  FOOTNOTES: Learn more about your ad-choices at
In Part Two, we continue to discuss Hitler's disastrous beer hall putsch. Learn more about your ad-choices at
We continue our study of fascist insurrections with the most famous of them all: Hitler's disastrous beer hall putsch. Footnotes: Learn more about your ad-choices at
Travel back to the very birth of fascism in this episode about the March on Rome. You'll learn how the first trailblazing fascist dictator took power and destroyed a democracy. FOOTNOTES:'s%20action%20has%20to%20be%20defensive.%20but%20defense%20means%20above%20all%20to%20prevent&f=false Learn more about your ad-choices at
The insurrection on January 6th, 2021, was just the latest in a long line of fascist attempts to take power. Many of these were successful. And by learning their history, and the historic successes and failures of the antifascists who opposed them, we can better prepare ourselves for the future. Learn more about your ad-choices at
Comments (6)

damned skeptic

constant theme, either uneducated or plain dishonest conservative assholes always blames everything on Communism instead of looking for the real root causes of an issue.

Feb 4th

Cole Boggess


Jan 29th

Andi-Roo Libecap

I feel you.

Jan 21st
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Richard White II

Looking forward to more episodes, you know what I'm saying?

Jan 19th

Jennifer Still

Thank you Robert Evans!

Jan 15th
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