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People and Power : Populism, Fascism and How to Defend Democracy

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People and Power : Populism, Fascism and How to Defend Democracy

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The People and Power Tour is in Plymouth!

Join us at 7pm on the 26th January at the lovely Ocean Studios in Royal William yard in Plymouth. We'll be joined by Molly Scott Cato, Lamprini Rori (Exeter University), Luke Pollard MP, and one special guest tbc.

What is the difference between fascism and populism? Rooted in today's world, internationally and in the South West of the UK, this tour will look at the current political landscape and investigate the rise of the far-right, increased polarisation, and the rise of post-truth. It will ask what are the warning signs of fascism and what can we do to defend democracy?

The event is free but please register.

Lamprini Rori is a lecturer in politics at the University of Exeter and specialises in the rise of the far-right in Europe, the demise of social democracy, online political networks, the professionalization of political communication and the role of emotions in political behaviour.

Luke Pollard is a British Labour Co-operative politician who has been Member of Parliament for Plymouth Sutton and Devonport since 2017.

Molly Scott Cato is MEP for the South West of England.

The 'People and Power: Populism, Fascism and How to Defend Democracy’ is a series of panel debates in the South West about creeping fascism and the rollback of democracy in post-Brexit Britain, with journalists, experts, and cross-party politicians.

Other dates:

Stroud - 24th January

Swindon - 1st Feburary

Gloucester - 2nd Feburary

Bournemouth - tbc

More information about the other tour dates here: http://mollymep.org.uk/molly-at-work/campaigns/fight-fascism/

For all enquiries please contact assistant@mollymep.org.uk

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