Fascism Lurking

Is Fascism Lurking in America? By Danny Schechter Fascism is one of those words that sounds like it belongs in the past, conjuring, as it does, jackboots marching in the streets, charismatic demagogues like Italy’s Mussolini or Spain’s Franco, and armed crackdowns on dissent and freedom of expression. It is a term we are used to reading in histories about World War II--not in news stories from present day America. Yet the word, and the dark reality behind it, is creeping into popular contemporary usage. Radical activists [...]