#05-18 What is Fascism?

Explained by Bernadette Devlin McAliskey

On the 80th anniversary of the bombing of Guernica by Spanish fascists, McAliskey told an audience in Dublin that they are facing a rise in fascism worldwide and they need to know what it really is.

Host(s): Aiofe Cooke
Featured Speakers/Guests: The young Bernadette Devlin (married name McAliskey) was once jailed for incitement to riot, co-founded the Irish Republican Socialist Party, was elected to the British Parliament from Northern Ireland at age 21, has spent her life struggling for democracy and minority rights, and although raised Catholic is a strong supporter of abortion rights.

Credits: Originally produced for Women on the Line by Aoife Cooke; series producer for WINGS, Frieda Werden