Category Archives: Fascism

What Is Fascism? (2-20-22)

00:00 What is fascism? PhD student Matthew Ghobrial Cockerill joins intoxicated, https://twitter.com/GhobrialMatthew 01:00 Fascism: The Career Of A Concept, https://lukeford.net/blog/?p=129495 02:45 Are Republicans fascist? 06:00 Is Richard Spencer fascist? 10:00 Are lockdowns fascist? 11:00 Is socialized medicine fascist? 11:30 Italian … Continue reading

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Sociology Responds To Fascism

Highlights from this 1992 book: * Sociologists were not notably successful in understanding fascism in the interwar era, much less in educating the public about the subject, and sociologists served the Nazi regimes just as other scholars did. The history … Continue reading

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Fascism: The Career Of A Concept

Here are some highlights from this 2016 book by Paul Gottfried: * I should mention an irritant without which this book would not have been conceived. While listening to TV and reading newspapers from both here and western Europe, I … Continue reading

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Tabletmag: Digital Fascism: Anti-PC Idol-Smashing Isn’t Just a Joke – Internet trolls, ritualized social-media cruelty, online cesspools, and their real-world political effects

Jacob Siegel wrote the thoughtful profile of Paul Gottfried a few months ago. Jacob Siegel and Angela Nagle write for Tabletmag: After Charlottesville, the mask of irony that wrong-footed so many commentators was ripped from the U.S. alt-right. And more … Continue reading

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LAT: ‘How Hitler’s fascism almost took hold in Los Angeles’

Pat Morrison writes: Hiler didn’t have to set foot out of Germany for his malign plans to be felt beyond the Reich’s borders — even here in Los Angeles. Through the depths of the Depression right into World War II, … Continue reading

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