The Rise of the Illiberal Right: What We’re Missing

In this video I address, through some Ideas from Ch. 6 of my book Ideological Possession and the Rise of the New Right, some deeper systemic reasons for the rise of the illiberal right and other phenomena that are disturbing societies around the globe. The problem is bigger than just blaming one source of trouble, whether it be the Internet, new organizations, racial groups or university progressives. Here’s a link to Ch. 6, which discusses these ideas in more depth:

https://lauriemjohnson.com/2020/09/16/signs-of-mass-psychosis-ideological-possession-and-the-rise-of-the-new-right/

You can find the book here and elsewhere: https://www.routledge.com/Ideological-Possession-and-the-Rise-of-the-New-Right-The-Political-Thought/Johnson/p/book/9781138082120?gclid=CjwKCAjwkoz7BRBPEiwAeKw3qwfbbiO5hC3qDLD4w02K_ImiPsecAc5rX-xseIJ_bP2fEQeYN3pnBRoC_osQAvD_BwE

For more from me: http://www.lauriemjohnson.com


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