Why is fascism such a brutal ideology?
The rise of fascism in Europe
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The worrying spike in recent right-wing activity, notably the emergence in the United States of the Proud Boys, harks back to an era during the 1920s and '30s and the rise of fascism in Europe. Italy's Benito Mussolini is credited with inventing fascism, a ultranationalist political ideology and movement underpinned by violent and oppressive authoritarianism. In fact, to identify with fascism is to embrace dictatorship, a centralized autocracy, and extreme nationalism. But why exactly is fascism so brutal in nature, and who were its most dangerous adherents?
Click through and learn more about this abhorrent political movement.
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