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My new book, Fascism: A Warning, is available for pre-order now and will be released on April 10.

I wrote this call to action because history has taught us that, when #Fascism looms, we have a duty to stand up and speak out. bit.ly/fascismbook
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We should all be alarmed by the assault on democratic values that is dividing Americans at home and that has gathered strength in countries abroad (among them Russia, Hungary, Turkey, Venezuela, and the Philippines). 2/6
To counter #Fascism, U.S. leadership is needed, but foreign autocrats today often justify their repression by pointing to the American president's own words. That is a disgrace. For democracy to survive, it must be defended. If lies are to stop, they must be exposed. 3/6
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Facebook is using it's AI to target our children w/ advertising This algorithm could also be used by pedophiles to seek out ones that are easily manipluated & taken advantage of. FB bans conservatives as they allow pedophiles free reign #PedoNews #PedoGate usatoday.com/story/tech/newโ€ฆ
#deletefacebook
The wealth of the wicked is laid up for the just. Let Jay Z spend his money in an attempt to profit off of FaceBook.
I think the DOJ needs to break up this monopoly & hold them accountable for possession of child pornography on their internal servers #PedoGateNews
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The Evil Facebook Empire has violated our right to privacy under the 4th amendment for the sake of making money as well as #1A by deleting Conservatives
#DeleteFacebook
#FacebookDataBreach
#FacebookDataLeaks
#FaceBookLive
#DumpFacebook
#FascistBook
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The multipolar spin: how fascists operationalize left-wing resentment. Read what the @splcenter & @MaxBlumenthal don't want you to read here: web.archive.org/web/2018030922โ€ฆ
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"โ€‹During his recent tour of Europe, disgraced former Trump strategist Steve Bannon declared โ€œItaly is in the lead.โ€ /1 #antifa #Fascism
Amid the historic resurgence of the Italian far right that returned right-wing populist Silvio Berlusconi to prominence, Bannon fantasized about โ€œthe ultimate dreamโ€ of unifying the anti-establishment Five Star Movement with the far-right League (formerly the Northern League)- /2
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Political scientist Dr. Lawrence Britt wrote an article about fascism ("Fascism Anyone?," Free Inquiry, Spring 2003, page 20). Studying the fascist regimes of Hitler, Mussolini, Franco, Suharto and Pinochet Dr. Britt found they all had 14 elements in common./1 #Fascism
He calls these the identifying characteristics of fascism.
The 14 characteristics are: /2 #Fascism #14CharacteristicsOfFascism
Powerful and Continuing Nationalism
Fascist regimes tend to make constant use of patriotic mottos, slogans, symbols, songs, and other paraphernalia. Flags are seen everywhere, as are flag symbols on clothing and in public displays. /3
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Thread 1) #Nazis / #fascists have a victim-complex ideology, meaning they need someone to blame or it doesn't work.
2) Standard right-wing ideology demands victimhood so much that they'll invert reality to get it.
3) This is why you'll see *any criticism whatsoever* of fascist ideas can be answered with "this is why I voted Trump".
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