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The Spanish Civil War Part 1: If You Tolerate This
November 09, 2016 The Movements
In 1936, the first international fight against fascism began in Spain. Working and middle class leftists from the United States to Germany to China traveled to Spain to defend the Spanish Republic against a right-wing coalition of Spanish nationalists, Italian Fascists and German Nazis. In the midst of the vicious conflict, millions of working class militants seize the moment and launch a social revolution in the midst of war. But while regular American folk travel by the thousands to defend the Spanish republic, their industrialists, politicians and oilmen quietly aid the fascist war effort… Transcripts may be requested for accessibility reasons. E-mail with questions and comments. More information at Follow The Movements on Facebook and Twitter @MovementsPod
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