1 Mar 2018

Fascism in Italy: The hipster fascists trying to bring Mussolini back into the mainstream

Foreign Affairs Correspondent

The resurgence of movements inspired by Fascism have been very much part of Italy’s chaotic electoral campaign. The combination of a struggling economy and the mass influx of migrants and refugees in recent years have created fertile ground for ultra-nationalistic rhetoric.

Channel 4 News spent time with a tiny but ambitious political party called CasaPound which in, the name of fascism, is trying to make it into Parliament for the first time since Mussolini ruled Italy.