Terence Renaud: “Going underground: Subterranean metaphors as a powerful tool of political resistance.”

Is there a renewed underground today for antifascist resistance to survive?  “In our own time, the idea of resistance has a renewed urgency and appeal. But we won’t be able to fight a fresh wave of authoritarianism without appreciating the symbols that animated the antifascist imagination of the past – in particular, the underground. That symbol has very deep roots in European and US culture, but over the course of the 20th century it was transformed from a threatening zone of subversion into a liberating space of political resistance.”