Fourteen Defining Characteristics Of Fascism

Dr. Lawrence Britt has examined the fascist regimes of Hitler (Germany), Mussolini (Italy), Franco (Spain), Suharto (Indonesia) and several Latin American regimes.

Britt found 14 defining characteristics common to each:

1. Powerful and Continuing Nationalism
2. Disdain for the Recognition of Human Rights
3. Identification of Enemies/Scapegoats as a Unifying Cause
4. Supremacy of the Military
5. Rampant Sexism
6. Controlled Mass Media
7. Obsession with National Security
8. Religion and Government are Intertwined
9. Corporate Power is Protected
10. Labor Power is Suppressed
11. Disdain for Intellectuals and the Arts
12. Obsession with Crime and Punishment
13. Rampant Cronyism and Corruption
14. Fraudulent Elections

[Details: Rense]

Now, doesn’t that remind you of a certain regime a certain Mr. Bush is leading?

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Mohamed Marwen Meddah is a web development director, amateur photographer and web enthusiast from Tunisia, currently living in Canada.

2 thoughts on “Fourteen Defining Characteristics Of Fascism”

  1. Actually it reminds me very much of Islamic Gov’t States. Read it again and be honest with yourself. I guess with Mr Bush the devil you know and can vote out rather than the devil you don’t know without democracy.
    But thats only my opinion I welcome yours, where in many of the Arab countries you couldn’t voice publically,funny that.

    Joe

  2. Of course it does.
    It reminds me of a lot of regimes around the world, not just the US or Islamic countries.

    But it’s just a bit more ironic when it comes from a country like the US that claims to be the leader of the free world.

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