fascism is not an ideology, rather it is a process for taking and holding power. Fascism is far-right authoritarian ultranationalism. autocratic government ruled by a dictator. Central supremacy prevails, nation above the individual. Mussolini and Hitler. 1922-1945. Germany surrendered WWII in Europe May 1945.
ruled by a dictator
fascism is a way of organizing a society in which a government ruled by a dictator controls the lives of the people and in which people are not allowed to disagree with the government.
the U.S. Republican party is embracing autocratic tactics to control and wield power.
fascism involves the use of violence to achieve political goals and stay in power. Trump's incitement of the violent insurrection on Jan. 6 is evidence that he is a fascist. Trump is the leader of a fascist movement in America, and is inciting violence against his political opponents.
Malcolm Nance: the similarities between foreign despots and Trump's inspiration of insurrection and domestic terror.
Steve Schmidt: this is another demonstration of his nihilism, /the rejection of all religious and moral principles, his desire to vandalize the country. They want to topple the democratically elected country of the United States. there is a deeply connected interconnected global fascist movement that is playing out as we see this rescission in democracy. intimations of violence. it is democracy vs. fascism.
Authoritarian parties: Hungary's Fidesz, Turkey's AKP, and America's Republican party.
in 1945, at the end of the WW2, we defeated violent fascist leaders who controlled the press and public perceptions of truth.
fascism is a system of control
fascism is a nationalistic and anti-Communist system of government where all aspects of society are controlled by the state and all criticism or opposition is suppressed.
fascism is a form of far right, authoritarian ultranationalism. Fascism is a specific form of dictatorship. A dictatorship is a form of government in which absolute power is held by a leader. forcible suppression of opposition. Fascism beholds executive power to check and control any anti-regime activity. private industry.
fascists are opposed to anarchy, democracy, and liberalism. see Mussolini Fascist Italy. cults of unity.
neo-fascism is a far-right ideology that includes elements of fascism. Neo-fascism includes ultranationalism, racial supremacy, anti-immigration sentiment, authoritarianism.
democracy is under attack. Ruth Ben-Ghiat Twitter
democracy, against abuse of power. Lucid lucid.substack.com