17 Facts About Fascist


Fascist philosophies vary by application, but remain distinct by one theoretical commonality: all traditionally fall into the far-right sector of any political spectrum, catalyzed by afflicted class identities over conventional social inequities.

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The "Fascist left" included Michele Bianchi, Giuseppe Bottai, Angelo Oliviero Olivetti, Sergio Panunzio, and Edmondo Rossoni, who were committed to advancing national syndicalism as a replacement for parliamentary liberalism in order to modernize the economy and advance the interests of workers and the common people.

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Fascist claimed that a powerful monarch was a personified sovereign who could exercise authority to unite a nation's people.

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Fascist believed that the Spirit of 1914 manifested itself in the concept of the People's League of National Socialism.

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On 24 October 1922, the Fascist Party held its annual congress in Naples, where Mussolini ordered Blackshirts to take control of public buildings and trains and to converge on three points around Rome.

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On 3 January 1925, Mussolini addressed the Fascist-dominated Italian parliament and declared that he was personally responsible for what happened, but insisted that he had done nothing wrong.

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Fascist created an eight-hour work day and a forty-eight-hour work week in industry; sought to entrench a corporatist economy; and pursued irredentist claims on Hungary's neighbors.

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Fascist view of a nation is of a single organic entity that binds people together by their ancestry and is a natural unifying force of people.

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Fascist states pursued policies of social indoctrination through propaganda in education and the media, and regulation of the production of educational and media materials.

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Fascist governments advocated for the resolution of domestic class conflict within a nation in order to guarantee national unity.

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Fascist acknowledged the historical existence of both bourgeois and proletarian producers but declared the need for bourgeois producers to merge with proletarian producers.

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Fascist economics supported a state-controlled economy that accepted a mix of private and public ownership over the means of production.

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Fascist movements have commonly held social Darwinist views of nations, races and societies.

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Italian Fascism called for women to be honoured as "reproducers of the nation" and the Italian Fascist government held ritual ceremonies to honour women's role within the Italian nation.

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Fascist modernism has been recognized as inspired or developed by various figures—such as Filippo Tommaso Marinetti, Ernst Junger, Gottfried Benn, Louis-Ferdinand Celine, Knut Hamsun, Ezra Pound and Wyndham Lewis.

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Fascist emphasized an "organic construction" between human and machine as a liberating and regenerative force that challenged liberal democracy, conceptions of individual autonomy, bourgeois nihilism and decadence.

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Fascist conceived of a society based on a totalitarian concept of "total mobilization" of such disciplined warrior-workers.

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