Tag: understanding fascism series
What Is Fascism? A Detailed Guide to a Dangerous Philosophy
A Guide for Americans Now that I’ve explained how we got here and the history of fascism, let’s take a closer look at the characteristics of fascism so you can recognize a fascist. Heck, you may be one! A few Notes I don’t intend the fascist label as a cudgel to bash those who think…
If Fascism Is Right Wing, Why Were the Nazis Socialists?
Some Americans think that because the Nazi party was the National Socialist Party that means fascism is a left-wing movement. That’s why I began this series on American fascism by taking care to define communism, capitalism and socialism. Unfortunately history doesn’t fit into tidy little black and white boxes. Let’s unpack the history of socialism…
Recommended Reading and Sources for our What Is Fascism Series
In most cases when one writes an article on current events, it’s easy enough to link to a current news story as a source. However, history isn’t a current event and the sources I’m writing about aren’t online. Thus I’ve put together this page to detail my historical sources. Much of my understanding of what…