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We Are All Fascists Now


It’s not surprising that Newsweek won’t call the dramatic expansion of state power over the private sector by its proper name:  It’s fascism, not socialism (which rests on the abolition of private property). To be sure, the political consequences–loss of individual liberty, concentration of wealth and regulatory clout in the central government–are much the same, which is the main point. Much more here, and more to come. Much more.