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Hobbits and the Rebirth of Italian Fascism

The Hobbitisation of Ideological Indoctrination?

As a teenager, Giorgia Meloni, Italy’s first female Prime Minister and leader of the Brothers of Italy (Fratelli d’Italia) party, a national-conservative and right-wing populist political party with neo-fascist roots, joined a local youth section of the neofascist Movimento Sociale Italiano (MSI) which was ‘founded in a semi-clandestine way in 1946 by veterans of the Italian Social Republic.’ […]

Full Citation Information:
McLaren, P. (2023). Hobbits and the Rebirth of Italian Fascism: The Hobbitisation of Ideological Indoctrination?. PESA Agora. https://pesaagora.com/columns/hobbits-and-the-rebirth-of-italian-fascism/

Peter McLaren

Peter McLaren is Emeritus Professor at the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies, University of California, Los Angeles. From 2013-2023 he served as Distinguished Professor in Critical Studies, Co-Director and International Ambassador for Global Ethics and Social Justice, The Paulo Freire Democratic Project, Attallah College of Educational Studies, Chapman University, USA.