Authoritarian capitalism, authoritarian movements and authoritarian communication

  title={Authoritarian capitalism, authoritarian movements and authoritarian communication},
  author={Christian Fuchs},
  journal={Media, Culture \& Society},
  pages={779 - 791}
  • C. Fuchs
  • Published 27 April 2018
  • Political Science
  • Media, Culture & Society
Paolo Gerbaudo’s book The Mask and the Flag: Populism, Citizenism and Global Protest, whose approach is reflected in his Crosscurrents piece in the issue of Media, Culture & Society at hand, is a response to these societal, political and academic challenges. This CrossCurrents comment asks, I ask, the following: Why is it that right-wing authoritarian populism in recent times has become much more popular than left-wing movements? How do right-wing authoritarian movements communicate? Why is it… 

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