Send a Tweet
Most Popular Choices
Poll Analyses
Share on Facebook 7 Share on Twitter 1 Printer Friendly Page More Sharing
Best Web OpEds   

Fascism's Rising in America Because America Doesn't Understand Fascism

Author 40790
Follow Me on Twitter     Message Susan Lee Schwartz
Become a Fan
  (22 fans)

Free illustration: Question Mark, Question, Response - Free Image ...720 -- 720 - 35k - jpg
Free illustration: Question Mark, Question, Response - Free Image ...720 -- 720 - 35k - jpg
(Image by pixabay.com)
  Details   DMCA

'American intellectuals have failed utterly to grapple with fascism: why it rises, how it works, or what it is. At every possible juncture, they’re seeing the world backwards, perpetually astonished by their own wrongness. It’s often said that those who can’t remember history, and thus learn from it, are doomed to repeat it... and that is why you are watching history repeat itself before your very unbelieving eyes. Professors who flunk basic math have no business  teaching us that two plus two equals three. So here are three myths, and three realities, about fascism, that you should know. Myth: fascism has nothing to do with the economy. Reality: Fascism has everything to do with the economy.  Can you think of a single example ever, in all of human history, the whole millennial panorama of it, of a fascist movement arising during good economic times, booms, seasons of plenty?'

Read the rest of the story HERE:

At eand.co

 

Must Read 1   Valuable 1  
Rate It | View Ratings

Susan Lee Schwartz Social Media Pages: Facebook Page       Twitter Page       Linked In Page       Instagram Page

I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)
 

Go To Commenting
The views expressed herein are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.
Follow Me on Twitter     Writers Guidelines
Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles
Support OpEdNews

OpEdNews depends upon can't survive without your help.

If you value this article and the work of OpEdNews, please either Donate or Purchase a premium membership.

STAY IN THE KNOW
If you've enjoyed this, sign up for our daily or weekly newsletter to get lots of great progressive content.
Daily Weekly     OpEdNews Newsletter
Name
Email
   (Opens new browser window)
 

Other Series: View All 394 Articles in "Insanity AFOOT!"

Other Series: View All 281 Articles in "our society changes for the worse"

Other Series: View All 960 Articles in "Public ignorance & those who use this"

Other Series: View All 764 Articles in "Shameful"

Other Series: View All 138 Articles in "social issue of this century"

Other Series: View All 526 Articles in "wrecking Ball"

To View Comments or Join the Conversation: