I would wager that most people don’t know what Fascism means… it is really simple; and equally scary because it is what we are living in.
America, Inc.: Land of Corporate Reign
– by Phillip D. Collins ©, July 11th, 2008
Benito Mussolini said, “Fascism should more appropriately be called Corporatism because it is a merger of state and corporate power.”
This model of economic fascism was adopted by Germany and Italy in the 1930s. And, I submit to you that such a marriage between the state and corporate power has taken place here in the United States.
Does this sound like a baseless contention? Allow me to substantiate it with history.
A form of Corporatism began to infect our constitutional republic in the 1930s. It propagated itself under the euphemistic appellation of “planned capitalism” and was hailed as a desirable inevitability. In 1936, Lawrence Dennis published The Coming American Fascism, a polemic contending that America’s adoption of stringent public regulation and the enshrinement of corporate power would invigorate “national spirit.” However, Dennis believed that economic fascism had a major obstacle to overcome. Continue reading America, Inc.: Land of Corporate Reign | Phillip D. Collins