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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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On the pitch for Lazio, Di Canio gave a facist salute several times.
His architect dad's Communist leanings forced him to flee the facist regime in his native land and settle in Scotland.
Having stabbed the tyres of their facist teacher by way of initiation, he's accepted into the gang and even falls for the sister of the rich kid he decked.
n The Spanish Civil War took place between July 1936 and April 1939 thanks to an intensely complex political situation between the far right, centrists and far left and which had become violent several years earlier n It ended in the defeat of the Republicans, resulting in the facist dictatorship of Francisco Franco n When World War II broke out Adolf Hitler met Franco to discuss Spanish support.
A member of the National Front until it was banned in 1997, he is now leader of the German National Democratic Party and a leading figure in the European National Front (ENF), an umbrella group for some of Europe's most extreme and openly facist organisations.
Facist Fahey, who died in 1954, was a notorious antisemite.
Now Aamar, who works for the Commission for Racial Equality, has been threatened in the facist magazine Gothic Ripples.
With unemployment rising fast and young people disenchanted, the composers, Jones, Cook, Matlock and Rotten, caught a mood of discontent with such lines as: ``God save the Queen the Facist regime, they made you a moron, potential H-bomb, God save the Queen she ain't no human being, there is no future in England's dreaming .
A spokesman said: "In Liverpool, while the BNP hasn't polled particularly high votes, there is a far-right and facist element.
Let us not forget that the enemy was a Facist junta of Latin American military officers leading a state with a long record of large-scale political murder against its own citizens.