The Centre Hasn’t Held: the Global Rise of the Far Right. Political discussion hosted by rs21 with David Renton & Jairus Banaji. London 25th May 2017. If the video doesn’t work, you can view it on YouTube at Steve Eason’s channel here. You can read more from David Renton about convergence on the right here. Credit to Steve Eason for the video.
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