Notes: Episode 127, Fascism (Part 2)

As with every show, I’ll list any corrections or clarifications here. If there’s anything I’ve overlooked, please contact me by email or in the comments and I’ll edit the notes to reflect the new information. 9:05 – Frankenstein published in 1818 – too early to be fin de siecle proper – but themes resonated with thinkers at the time. The story was held up as a warning against science and modernity gone too far without any consideration of potential consequences (which I […]

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127. Fascism (Part 2)

In this episode we discuss some of the intellectual precursors to fascism, as well as the first decade of the Italian fascist movement and several failed attempts at instituting fascism elsewhere. Ethan Bleskie returns as guest. This episode is part eight in our extended series on fascism. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, Dylan Workman, Richie Thierry, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the same, please visit […]

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Notes: Episode 126, Fascism (Part 1)

As with every show, I’ll list any corrections or clarifications here. If there’s anything I’ve overlooked, please contact me by email or in the comments and I’ll edit the notes to reflect the new information. 13:41 – This 125 year period is often known in history (and other disciplines) as the long 19th century – the idea being that the events that take place are thematically related in meaningful ways. This framing views the First World War as something of a long-term […]

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126. Fascism (Part 1)

In this episode we examine the three major political movements of the 19th century and the ways in which each would open space in the post-First World War landscape to allow the ideas of fascism to take hold. Ethan Bleskie returns as guest. This episode is part seven in our extended series on fascism. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, Dylan Workman, Richie Thierry, and more for supporting the show! If you’d […]

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125. The Russian Revolution

In this episode we discuss the Russian Revolution, beginning with the political context of the 19th century in Russia and moving through various crises that culminate in the overthrow of the Tsar and the successful coup by the Bolshevik party. Phil Downey returns as guest. This episode is part six in our extended series on fascism. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, Dylan Workman, Richie Thierry, and more for supporting the show! […]

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124. German Unification Revisited (Re-release)

In this episode, we revisit the unification of Germany with added commentary to update some content in preparation for our discussion on fascism. We follow the German states from the Napoleonic Wars through the revolutions of 1848 until Otto von Bismarck helms a culturally and politically exceptional campaign to create a new great power in Europe. Dan McGinnis returns as guest. This episode is part five in our extended look at the history of fascism. Thanks to Mike and Donna […]

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123. Italian Unification

In this episode we discuss the Italian unification movement in the context of 19th century political theory and the wake of the French Revolution’s effects on both statehood and national identity. Colin Oliver returns as guest. This episode is part four in our extended look at the history of fascism. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, Dylan Workman, Richie Thierry, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the […]

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122. Antisemitism

In this episode we discuss the historical sources of a number of antisemitic stereotypes and the ways in which they have resulted in prejudice and violence against the Jewish people. Paul McGeown returns as guest. This episode is part three of our extended look at the history of fascism. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the same, please visit http://www.patreon.com/hi101. Paypal: […]

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121. Scientific Racism And Eugenics

In this episode we address two ideological fields that were exacerbated by the discovery of evolution: scientific racism, which is an attempt to justify racist stereotypes and power structures through the use of scientific aesthetics and tropes; and eugenics, which attempts to exploit evolutionary principles in order to enhance the human race via direct intervention in reproductive autonomy. Dan McGinnis returns as guest. This episode is part two of our extended look at the history of fascism. Thanks to Mike […]

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120. Evolution

In this episode we explore ideas about evolution beginning with ancient thinkers and moving up to and beyond Darwin, as well as social and religious resistance. Kevin Miller returns as guest. This episode is part one of our extended look at the history of fascism. Thanks to Mike and Donna Bleskie, Ian Davis, Perry, Levent Kemal Sadikoglu, Russ Mangum, and more for supporting the show! If you’d like to do the same, please visit http://www.patreon.com/hi101. Paypal: paypal.me/hi101 Ko-fi: ko-fi.com/hipodcast

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