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Session 1: Saturday June 29th, 10:00am - 12:00pm
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Steve Bannon counseled Bolsonaro’s campaign. Germany’s AfD cooperates with US climate change deniers. Italy’s Salvini and Hungary’s Orban are preparing a far right cooperation to be elected European Parliament. Obviously, there is a far Right international arising. What do we know about their cooperation and what can progressives do to confront them? This panel will bring perspectives from Germany, Europe, the US, and Brazil to understand right wing internationalism and their networks.


John Foster "Chip" Berlet is an American investigative journalist, research analyst, photojournalist, scholar, and activist specializing in the study of extreme right-wing movements in the United States.

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Talia Lavin is a freelance writer who's had bylines in The New Yorker, The New Republic, The New York Times Review of Books, The Washington Post, the Village Voice and more. She is an uncompromising and rigorous in writing about the far right.

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Esther Solano Gallego is a sociologist and professor at the Federal University of São Paulo, Brazil. She is the editor of Hate as Politics: The Reinvention of the Brazilian Right, an investigation into the Bolsonaro phenomenon and the rise of the far right in Brazilian politics.

Susanne Götze is a journalist reporting on environmental politics and science. She has researched the AFD and their interactions with Climate deniers.

Former head of International Department of DIE LINKE (Germany), future head of the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung New York office