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Two images overlap with one another. The left image is a vintage photo of Mussolini, dressed in army ware, inspecting the front of the Italian Saar troops, composed of grenadiers and carabinieri, in Rome on December 19, 1934. On the right, a photo of a press conference of multiple people dressed in suits. At the forefront stands Giorgia Meloni, speaking into a microphone of a press conference stand with an inscription saying ‘Presidenza Della Repubblica - Quirinale.’"

Fascism in Italy today

by Thomas Hummel

Last September a fascist party descended from Mussolini’s movement won election in Italy—a milestone in the advance of the far right internationally. Thomas Hummel examines the Italian situation and argues that united struggle can turn the tide.