I definitely believe that there are traces of Ur-fascism present today. Fascism involves people being led by a dictator with absolute power, who forcibly suppresses them. However, I believe that fascism today exists in a much different way than what we might imagine when we think of the word fascism. Continue reading

Blog #5

  In the reading “Ur-Fascism,” the author states fourteen features of what Ur-fascism is. According to the authors outline, I believe that his outline is very relevant for today. I will focus on two points that the author states: elitism and that Ur-Fascism grows up and seeks for consensus by Continue reading

Fascism Today

Ur-Fascism can be described as a complete ultranationalist, authoritarian political philosophy. Traditionally, these forms of government are constructed as a one-party dictatorship led by a single entity. It differs from democratic principles. A democratic government is established in a way that benefits all citizens; however, fascism perceives the nation’s success Continue reading

Is Ur-Fascism Dead or Alive?

Fascism is a governmental system led by a dictator having complete power, forcibly suppressing opposition and criticism, regimenting all industry, commerce, etc., and emphasizing an aggressive nationalism and often racism. In the U.S, Fascism is dead for the most part. For a country to be considered ur-fascist, individuals as individuals Continue reading