“Neoliberal austerity is bad. Pre-fascist authoritarianism is worse”

Paul Mason
8 min readJul 24, 2020

An interview with Efsyn.gr about Clear Bright Future

I spoke to Tasos Tsakiroglou of the Greek newspaper Efsyn.gr about the Greek edition of Clear Bright Future. The original article is published here. Below is an English translation…

TT: Although the collapse of the ideologies of neoliberalism is daily and blatant, the doctrine “There Is No Alternative” continues to fuel mass fatalism. How do you explain this contradiction that some have called “Gramsci’s paradox”?

Paul Mason

Journalist, writer and film-maker. Author of How To Stop Fascism.