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Chris Hedges, Activist Shehla Rashid Shora on the Rise of Hindu Fascism (Video)

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Chris Hedges is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, New York Times best selling author, former professor at Princeton University, activist and ordained Presbyterian minister. He has written 11 books,…
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In a recent episode of "On Contact," host Chris Hedges and activist Shehla Rashid Shora discuss Hindutva fascism in India and draw parallels to the current situation in the United States.

"Caste slavery is fascism," says Rashid Shora, the face of the student movement in India, in conversation with the Truthdig columnist. "It is not a part of our traditions. Caste is violence ... it's not tradition. So that point needs to be made more strongly."

Watch the full video in the player above.

— Posted by Natasha Hakimi Zapata

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