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Long Reads: Jim Wolfreys on Vichy France's Dark Legacy
Long Reads looks in-depth at political topics and thinkers, both contemporary and historical, with Jacobin’s longform writers. Hosted by Features Editor Daniel Finn.
Our guest today is Jim Wolfreys. Jim teaches French politics at King's College in London. Jim is author of Republic of Islamophobia: The Rise of Respectable Racism in France.
Read Jim's piece "How France's Vichy Regime Became Hitler's Willing Collaborators" here: https://www.jacobinmag.com/2020/07/vichy-france-holocaust-nazi-hitler-world-war-ii
See also his review of Jean-Marie Le Pen's memoir at https://www.jacobinmag.com/2021/02/le-pen-memoir-review-national-front and other articles here: https://www.jacobinmag.com/author/jim-wolfreys
Produced by Conor Gillies, music by Knxwledge.