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How I Got Fascism Wrong

Engaging in lazy intellectualism is hard work, especially when you don’t understand what you’ve read about a topic.

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About a month and a half ago, I wrote a piece for CounterArts titled “How to Spot Fascist Ideology.” In it, I presented the 14 features of fascism as outlined in Umberto Eco’s well-known 1995 essay “Ur-Fascism.”




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Dan Brioli

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Deivore (haven’t been able to prove it). Been a top writer in a few categories — stop caring about that stuff. The report of my death was an exaggeration.

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