John Bellamy Foster argues in his recent article in Monthly Review that the Trump administration shares characteristics with classical fascism as 1920s-1930s Italy and Germany. Who forms the social base of the neo-fascist phenomenon? Foster discusses this and more with Allen Ruff on today’s program.
John Bellamy Foster is editor of Monthly Review and a professor at the University of Oregon. He is the author of Marx’s Ecology: Materialism and Nature (2000), The Great Financial Crisis: Causes and Consequences (with Fred Magdoff, 2009), The Ecological Rift: Capitalism’s War on the Earth (with Brett Clark and Richard York, 2010), and The Theory of Monopoly Capitalism: An Elaboration of Marxian Political Economy(New Edition, 2014), among many others.