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organisational mythopoeia, the spectacle, postfascism

Organizational mythopoeia and the spectacle in postfascist (dis)organization

Introduction

In May 2018, the far-right group Generation Identity announced via Twitter (#powellmobile) that they had bought a car formerly belonging to the deceased British politician Enoch Powell. What followed were a short series of events surrounding the purchase that saw attempts to transform the car’s cultural, political and historical significance for the benefit of the group by attempting to project it ideologically into public consciousness. These attempts ultimately failed and the event faded into obscurity.

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