‘Cultural Marxism’ Is a Far Right Conspiracy Theory

Cultural Marxism, increasingly mentioned by right-wing politicians, pundits and terrorists, is a conspiracy theory. But where does it come from, what does it mean and what is its political function for those who deploy it? Aaron Bastani traces the roots of the term from 1930s Germany through the fantasist ravings of Lyndon Larouche to its common use today.

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