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supported conservative policies to protect the rights of private property against socialist and egalitarian projects. The exposition in Rome, after ten years of Italian Fascism, exemplified the attractiveness of Mussolini’s ideas. We should see fascist nationalism and transnationalism as complementary and
Much attention has been paid to the role of the Communist Party of Great Britain ( cpgb ) in the interwar struggle against fascism. However the cpgb ’ s analysis of fascism has been subject to little scholarly attention, with most historians taking for granted that the Party accepted the
. Nevertheless, the new paradigm works. It probably does not convert all of the proponents of the now ‘classical’ paradigm. However, new people in the field tend to be attracted to it, and stubborn devotees of the old paradigm will ultimately die off and become part of history.
Fascism as an Anti
After decades of the neoliberal nightmare both in the United States and abroad, the mobilizing passions of fascism have been unleashed unlike anything we have seen since the 1930s and 1940s. Extreme capitalism has produced massive economic suffering, tapped into a combination of fear and a
For almost a century, American politicians and social commentator, trailed by novelists, Hollywood movie makers and television producers have agonized about the menace of fascism, and its ability to corrupt the United States’ constitutional republic, supposedly moderate, strong, and firm. Four facets of this huge set of issues are called to the attention of readers: the creation of the understanding of fascism in 1939–1941; the connection between political crises and their renderings in popular culture; the contribution of European scholars to the conventional conceptual framework; and an exploration of the penchant of American scholars for the notion.