The Antifa Olympics feat. James Stout

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This week, Nate speaks with reporter, academic, and cyclist James Stout about the history of Antifa. What started as a reaction to European fascism became a movement often cited and rarely understood, but James’s academic research is focused on this topic--and, particularly, the 1936 Popular Olypics, an anti-fascist international competiton cut short by the advent of the Spanish Civil War.

You can support James’s work on Patreon here: https://www.patreon.com/Jamesstout

For this week’s bonus, Joe and Shocks join Francis to discuss historical instances of draft dodging that involve fleeing into the woods of Alaska, fleeing to Germany, and much more. Get it on Patreon here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/54213692

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