Cultural Marxism: far-right conspiracy theory in Australia’s culture wars

  title={Cultural Marxism: far-right conspiracy theory in Australia’s culture wars},
  author={Rachel Busbridge and Benjamin Moffitt and Joshua Thorburn},
  journal={Social Identities},
  pages={722 - 738}
ABSTRACT As a conspiracy promoted by the far-right, Cultural Marxism has gained ground over the past quarter century. In its dominant iteration, the US-originating conspiracy holds that a small group of Marxist critical theorists have conspired to destroy Western civilisation by taking over key cultural institutions. Yet what does such a conspiracy look like in a transnational context – and how are such conspiracy theories adapted for local use? In this article, we trace Cultural Marxism’s use… 

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