What makes a person a “fascist,” at least in terms of ideology, is pretty straightforward. That some people are biologically inferior, inherently less valuable. They will be dehumanized and removed from society—their personhood, livelihoods, socio-cultural existences, and lives.
You might be scratching your head and say, but you just described racism. No, I did not and that is a big problem. Racism makes fascism possible. People are not born categorizable, “science” is responsible for that. I focus on the economic side of fascism but the ideology is key.
Thus, accusing somebody of being racist is only reinforcing the idea that people are categorizable with a “science” developed by and intended for Anglo-Saxon men. And, for example, American domestic policy regarding blacks is fascist, not racist. Jim Crow segregation was fascism.
The duck test is a form of abductive reasoning: If it looks like a duck, swims like a duck, and quacks like a duck, then it probably is a duck. The test implies that a person can identify an unknown subject by observing that subject's habitual characteristics.
Today’s Nazis or the real neo-Nazis are never going to tell us who they are. However, we’re now in a better position than ever to identify the ducks. Because they no longer have Trump to hide behind and their lies about Russia (the “Russia Hoax”) have completely run their course.
My next essay is called, “The Danger of American Fascism.” Coming soon. @reseau_internat
For every moment that you come in contact with the latest alleged “domestic terrorism” story you will lose a disproportionate number of brain cells. The so-called “intelligence community” are in the business of lying. Like the Nazis did. thegatewaypundit.com/2021/03/chris-…
Mein Kampf promoted the key components of Nazism: rabid antisemitism, a racist world view, and an aggressive foreign policy geared to gaining “Lebensraum” (living space) in eastern Europe. encyclopedia.ushmm.org/content/en/art…
The aims of Mein Kampf sound strangely familiar. Like the corporate qualifications for the Project for a New American Century, founded in 1997 by William Kristol and Robert Kagan, that is generally considered to be a Neoconservative think tank. It spawned many others.
Mein Kampf is a guide to the “crude magic” of how Nazism works. George W. Bush drew on this crude magic, using the Hitlerian rhetoric of a common enemy and a geographic center in order to realign post 9/11 attitudes sufﬁcient to identify the non-Western other as a common enemy.
The word “fascism” is loaded and its inappropriate usage by the media in the context of the Trump administration really destroyed what was left of it. Since real fascism and corporatism are the same thing, let’s think of the latter in the context of the Biden administration.
Here’s the thing. Neoconservatives have shown tremendous ruthlessness over a long period in the service of controlling a country in which it has minority support. Neoconservatism has always been a fascist social movement. And Biden has now stacked his administration with Neocons.
A characteristic feature of fascists is the way they consistently distort the truth — “weapons of mass destruction.” And a one-party state is a characteristic feature of such authoritarian regimes —Neocons have infiltrated both parties and are now trying to destroy the GOP.
Anti-Semitism became official German gov’t policy under Hitler in 1933. The spring of 1933 also witnessed the beginning of a period of private co-operation between Zionism and the German fascist regime to increase the inflow of German Jewish immigrants and capital to Palestine.
The Zionist authorities succeeded in keeping this cooperation a secret for a long period, and only since the beginning of the 1960's have criticisms of it been expressed here and there.
The unpalatable truth is that American corporations were very involved in the rise of Nazism. Some even went further and supported the Third Reich during WWII. Some even went further and carried the Nazi legacy through science and such after the war, including the U.S. gov’t.
Today corporations have gone rogue and this frightening Nazi history is more relavent now than ever. Moreover, scientific doctrines and racist political and legal practices in the United States had a significant impact on the equivalent currents in Nazi Germany.
The Baby Boomers in the public eye have been broken down to support aggressive U.S. government actions. In other words, they constantly remain expansion-oriented regardless of any logical or rational alternative. Those who are not fascist, have been marginalized and silenced.
Now that the real fascists, the Neocons (NOT Trump’s base), in the U.S. don’t have Trump to hide behind, they are in view. America has a fascist streak. “In America Negroes do not have to be told what fascism is, we know,” the poet and activist Langston Hughes said in the 1930s.
“We Negro writers, just by being black, have been on the blacklist all our lives. Censorship for us begins at the color line.” ~Langston Hughes
As a white man, I will never try to coopt what it means to be black. Nor will will I speak on behalf of anybody but myself. I identify with Hughs as a gay man. Hughes remained closeted in his life and in his work. Hughes’s closet is racialized. That I understand quite well.
Clear parallels with the Nazis. While the Nazis took a broad approach to international colonialism, they differentiated considerably between the various countries. France and Britain, for instance, did not receive the same treatment as the Japanese and Italian colonial projects.
We need to look at the evolution of German imperialism as a long durée in order to place the rise of the Nazis’ ideological imperialism within the context of the wider German cultural understanding of identity, imperialism, and race. “The West” is pushing ideological imperialism.
I watched the @nytimes#FreeBritney documentary. It confirmed how much I hate that paper, a criminal enterprise behind the fascist (corporatist) imperialism in America. Trashy propaganda passively demonstrating that America is, in fact, not a democracy. Fuck those sick people.
Remember, the New York Times aided and abetted in the horrific crimes against humanity of the Holodomor genocide of 7 million Ukrainians in the 1930s. Nothing has changed in nearly 100 years. Fuck those sick people.
Basically, we are learning that corporate media is a Nazi organ in America.
Ideas of white racial superiority used to explain and justify modern imperialism were common currency in the 19th century on both sides of the Atlantic. In the U.S., scientific justifications were used to keep black oppressed—first as slaves, then segregated 2nd class citizens.
A few years after its publication, in 1924, on the other side of the Atlantic, a soldier in his prison cell named Adolf Hitler would read Madison Grant’s book with great passion and begin to write his “Mein Kampf.” Hitler saw “The Passing of the Great Race” as his Bible.
According to Grant, the white race had survived in Canada, in Argentina, and in Australia thanks to the extermination of the native races. Grant’s book become a classic of scientific racism, one that would resonate easily with white economic elites and those who aspired to be.
We’ve established that America has been run as an a global empire since 1945 and that this is, in fact, what some people call globalism. It is a corporatist (fascist) enterprise, imperial capitalism. Israel is its crown jewel or global network of court Jews necessary or empire.
Nazi Germany’s place in the wider world is always a controversial topic. But it is time to start talking seriously about Hitler’s big plans. At the very least, the international concept of “empire” is useful for comprehending the German occupation of Europe up until 1945.
The U.S. became an empire that same year, 1945, and absorbed West Germany by occupation and much of Europe with the “Marshall Plan.” The Nazis themselves positioned their regime in a wider international context, and at the same time were financially backed by U.S. corporations.
What kills me about this is that so many have been taken in by the Russia Hoax (even I was in the beginning) and some remarkably still believe the non-sense. Yet the clear and intelligent conclusion is quite obvious. The Russia Hoax is Nazi in nature.
.@SandbaggerDC is braver than most. At least he is willing to admit that the whole thing is a hoax. Hat tip.
These tits always accuse others of what they themselves do. The origins of modern “kleptocracy” is the Third Reich. It was not just a dictatorship, but also a Kleptocracy. Hitler’s rule was based not just on dictatorship, also on plunder, theft and looting. @b_judah@edwardlucas
Do not be fooled by these intellectual grifters. “Kleptocracy” is the new “disinformation.”
Oh, look. The criminal scheme is connected to the @amprog!
Is American imperialism a Nazi thing? I think it is impossible to equate it as such, but it does not mean we cannot make comparisons. Not long ago black people in America were slaves, then segregated, and still segregated to a lesser degree. But we do have black Nazis.
Former U.S. secretary of state Condoleezza Rice once dubbed Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko the "last dictator in Europe.” Yes, she’s a racist. And her foreign policy under Bush was straight up Nazi. Let’s make those comparisons with Susan Rice and Eric Holder, too.
If we use Henry Wallace’s definition the task is pretty simple. Soon we’ve assembled Henry Kissinger, Zbigniew Brzezinski and Madeline Albright.
Neoconservative Irving Kristol applied the intellectually dishonest work of German-American political philosopher Leo Strauss appealing directly to U.S. corporations to commission Neocons as “intellectual champions” to attack the “undesirable other.” blogs.mediapart.fr/nicholas-molod…
Kristol’s corporate network became legendary, and he won the informal title “godfather” for his skill at connecting people to sponsors, making him a potential goldmine for those willing to toe the line. —This represents the roots of the real neo-Nazism in America.
Corporatism (fascism) cannot exist without racism.
A substantial number of Neoconservatives were originally associated with the right-wing of the Socialist Party of America, formed in 1901 by a merger between the three-year-old Social Democratic Party of America and disaffected elements of the Socialist Labor Party of America.
The Socialist Party of America was the most important minor political party in the history of the U.S. in the 20th century. For more than a decade before WWI it was widely assumed the Socialist Party was destined to become a permanent fixture on the national political scene.
You have to scratch and scratch and scratch to get at the real nature or Neoconservatism. When you finally get to it, you see that Neoconservatism is the real neo-Nazism. Then you wonder why you did not recognize it all along. The enigma vanishes in an instant.
“‘We need to eliminate Agenda Item 7 and treat the human rights situation in Israel and the Palestinian Territories the same way as this body handles any other country,’ declared Blinken.” —“Human rights” is a criminal enterprise, a cover for settler colonialism.
American political culture has been shaped by a long history of imperialism. While in word upholding the ideals of democracy, freedom, human rights, and rule of law, the U.S. government has routinely in deed ditched the rhetoric to pursue war and genocide —settler colonialism.
The idea of democracy as popular sovereignty or consent of the governed—that is, some form of self-rule—goes back at least as far as the ancient Greeks, but as modern zeitgeist with universal meaning it dates to the French and American revolutions of the late 18th century.
The struggle for democratic governance entailed not only overthrow of the ancien regime (monarchy, aristocracy, state-church, colonialism) but promised an epic transformation of politics, the economy, culture, and social life.
Corporatism is protected by the U.S. government. It is impossible to say how many American companies operated in Germany during WWII. It is also impossible to say how many of those companies used forced/slave laborers and the of amount of company profit during the war.
The U.S. government sees to it that corporations profiting from war are protected in the media. time.com/24735/here-are…
American industry was reimagined by WWII —many sectors were by 1945 either sharply oriented to defense production (for example, aerospace and electronics) or completely dependent on it (atomic energy). WWII severely damaged every major economy in the world except for the U.S.