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The Far Right and Antifa (Encore)

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Greek Raps Anti-Fascism

In this episode of Making Contact, we explore the past and present of the far right and anti-fascism. We begin with a story from Athens on the murder and investigation of Greek rapper, Pavlos Fyssas. In the second half of the show, historian and author of Antifa: The Anti-Fascist Handbook, Mark Bray, describes anti-fascist responses to Hitler and Mussolini in the 1920’s and 30’s.

Image Credit: seven_resist on Flickr

Image Caption: Pavlos Fyssas, antifascist Rapper and left activist was killed by fascists in Piräus – Athens. 19.09.2013. This photo shows the Red Stuff Antifa store mural in Berlin Kreuzberg. Pavlos was a Hip Hop Artist known as “Killah P”.

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Featuring:

  • Magda Fyssas, Mother of Slain Rapper Pavlos Fyssas
  • Kostis Pappaganou, Coordinator of Golden Dawn Watch
  • Meyas, Greek Rapper
  • Mark Bray, Historian and Author of Antifa: The Anti-Fascist Handbook

Credits:

  • Host: Monica Lopez
  • Producers: Anita Johnson, Salima Hamirani, Monica Lopez
  • Contributing Producers: Alyssa Moxley, Niki Seth-Smith, Lisa Rudman
  • Executive Director: Lisa Rudman
  • Audience Engagement Director/Web Editor: Sabine Blaizin
  • Outreach and Distribution Assistant: Dylan Heuer

Song translation & voice over: Yiannis Baboulias

Recordings of Golden Dawn speeches: Stéphane Charpentier

Songs: Siga Min Klapso, Lyrics: Killah P, Yannis Angelakas and Taxidiotes Music: Killah P, Yannis Angelakas and Taxidiotes

Zoria, Lyrics: Killah P, Music: Killah P

Voice of Magda Fyssas: 

https://rosalux.gr/en/event/4-years-murder-pavlos-fyssas

A translated reenactment of the radio interview of Magda Fyssas by Kostas Arvanitis on Radio 24|7, 88.6 FM, broadcast on June 28, 2017, presented by the Rosa Luxembourg Trust. Translated by Diane Shugart, spoken by Sophie Williams and Ian Robertson, recorded at Radio 24|7, on September 15, 2017. 

Music:

  • Pavlos Fyssas
  • “West Coast”,  Ryan Little
  • “In Passage”, Blue Dot Sessions

 

Author: Radio Project

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