Letters and Politics

The Rise of the “Alt-right” and the Online Culture Wars. Then Dolores the Movie

Today we’re in conversation with Angela Nagle to talk about the roots and the rise of the far-fetched subcultures dominating the internet culture wars.

Angela Nagle is an expert on the online culture wars, anti-feminist online, and the alt-right. Angela Nagle’s work has appeared in the Baffler, Jacobin, Current Affairs, the Irish Times and many other journals. She’s also the co-editor of Ireland Under Austerity from Manchester University Press. Her latest book is Kill All Normies: Online Culture Wars from 4chan and Tumblr to Trump and the Alt-Right.

 

 

 

 

Then we talk to one of the most important farm worker activist in American his

tory, Dolores Huerta, about the history and the current politics of immigrant’s rights in the U.S. and about the movie Dolores that reveals the raw, personal stakes involved in committing one’s life to social change.

Guest: Dolores Huerta and film director Peter Bratt.

 

To find out about the film and upcoming screenings click here.

 

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