Fascism

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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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That the Fascist paper, L'Italia nostra, continued to discount the inevitable alliance between Italy and Germany and attenuate Italy's aggressive political stance confirms the break that British Italians experienced towards their fatherland.
After introducing the Fasci and their relationship with earlier institutions, such as the Dante Alighieri Society, the book analyses the educational activities of the Fasci Abroad (Chapters 1 and 3), in particular the creation of Italian schools, which, by providing an openly Fascist education (details of the curriculum for Italian primary schools in London are provided), participated in the creation of the myth of the new Italian.
One also appreciates the author's willingness to discuss the possibility that things might have gone a different direction depending on decisions of the principal actors, be they Fascist or Socialist.
But they also organized to confront Czech fascists, who tried to stage their own demonstration against the IMF.
The first chapter of Chang's book speaks of fashion: the aesthetic extensions of the body that threatened the fascist expectations of fecundity and motherhood.
Testa criticises the heterosexism of fascist groups, but (hypocritically) ridicules individual fascists for being gay.
Although Mideastern zealots have picked up the hate-filled anti-Jewish rhetoric of European fascists " with the infamous"Protocols of the Elders of Zion" enjoying a new lease on life in Arabic " some observers have questioned whether there is any real sense in applying such a specifically European concept as fascism to"the House of Islam.
The Fascist Party and Popular Opinion in Mussolini's Italy.
In an interview with Haaretz last August, Sternhell lashed out against the Israeli bombing of Gaza, which he compared to the behavior of interwar fascists.
UNLIKE Hitler, the British Union of Fascists did not have an army, navy and airforce ("The Threat We Faced from Fascists", Feedback, January 6).