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Fascism

A political system characterized by extreme nationalism. When it emerged in the early 20th century, it rejected both left-wing and right-wing thought and advocated a system in which the citizens of a nation work together for a common goal (usually under the command of a strong leader). Fascism is noted for corporatist economic policies, in which interests of the state, businesses and workers cooperate to set policies. It is strongly associated with racism and/or expansionism.
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Michelle Smith of Merseyside Unite Against Facism said: "We came with a very clear message and that is that nazis and facists such as the BNP aren't welcome in Liverpool at any point, especially in a multi-cultural area.
They did not win any seats last year, and they will not get any this year," said Alec McFadden, president of the Merseyside Coalition Against Racism and Facism.
Scott went so far as to suggest Quebec was "illuminated by touches of facism," describing the systemic suppression of free speech in that province as "ruthless and persistent.
Barajas, "The Defense Committees of Sleepy Lagoon: A Convergent Struggle against Facism, 1942-1944," Aztlan 31, no.
CIORAN AND THE RISE OF FACISM IN ROMANIA (1566636078, $30.
The collapse of liberal Italy and the rise of Facist Italy after the war created links between facism and Catholicism that were clearly manifested in the Lateran Pact of 1929.
Mothertongue facism, race and the science of language.
We would do better by collectively teaching by example, by showing how every vote counts, that democracy is something to be exercised every single day or it will be lost to facism or communism or anarchy, that our Founding Fathers had a dream about each person's vote meaning something, and we can't let that dream die.
Thinkers developed communism, facism and socialism as models of a perfect society--a political utopia.
During the first half of the twentieth century, anti-semitism has been the rule of the day in several European countries when facism dominated their political ideology.
SIXTY years ago their relatives were forced to lie to friends and neighbours about their whereabouts as thousands of Irishmen joined the fight against facism.
my From Facism to Democracy: Culture and Politics in the Italian Election of 1948 (Toronto, 2003).