The essence of Fascism - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Mark Lincoln
    • 17.11.10 | 22:12 (IST)

    Fascists are totalitarian corporatists. They seek the regimentation of society to achieve unity of purpose and exclude all beliefs and actions contrary to those goals. Fascism need not utilize overt police state tactics. For example those deemed political deviants may be arrested for drugs, or hospitalized as insane instead of being put in political prisons. Those who need to be purged, may not be sent to a gulag, but merely find themselves unemployable. The key to Fascism is the concept of totalitarian regimentation.

    from the article: More than a few fringe extremists threaten Israeli democracy
    First published 01:28 17.11.10 | Last updated 01:28 17.11.10
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