Asylum | Curio


31 mins | Sep 18, 2021

Why mutualism is an inclusive vision of antifascism. During World War II, patients and psychiatrists at Saint-Alban-sur-Limagnole in France fought against fascism side by side. What can we learn from them? Writer Ben Platts-Mills argues that this story can be seen as a ‘real-world demonstration of communal, affective, day-to-day antifascist practice.’ At the hospital, every part of daily life was an opportunity to fight back, for the members of its community to reflect and tackle each other’s fascist impulses.

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