In 1936, British citizens defeated fascism in the famous Battle of Cable Street. Almost a century later, far-right fascist forces are back. Cable Street explores the current global rise of the far-right and fascism: what is driving this phenomenon, where is it leading, and how can progressives respond?

BONUS – Debunking Misinformation About the UN Migration Compact w/ Sharry Aiken

December 11, 2018

Get the facts on the UN Global Migration Pact.

World leaders just signed Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration. It’s designed to improve the migration process around the world. But rightwing groups have weaponized it, spreading misinformation to turn people against migrants.

In this episode, Geoff talks to immigration and refugee expert Sharry Aiken to break down misconceptions and set the record straight. We talk about the pact campaign into existence, the difference between a treaty and a pact and how rightwing forces are weaponizing it in Canada and around the world.

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Geoff Sharpe

Geoff is the host of Cable Street and co-founder of The Cable.

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