Across the world we have seen a rise in far right and fascist activity, and we’d be stupid to think that Ireland is immune to this toxic ideology. Joining us in the tortoise shack is Special Correspondent with the Irish Examiner, Mick Clifford, who wrote, it’s fair to say, a divisive article about what he witnessed at a recent far right rally and the counter demonstration that met it. We discuss this, the fact that the acceptable face of the far right is well established across Ireland and how, in our opinion, you don’t defeat fascism in the marketplace of ideas. Mick has faith in our system of checks and balances, and while we share much of this, we think it is the duty of us all to stand up and above all to not look away.
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