Origin of fascist
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“Scratch a liberal, find a fascist every time,” Woods tweeted in April.How James Woods Became Obama’s Biggest Twitter Troll|Asawin Suebsaeng|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At the time, Valli was in Europe, married to a fascist type who was minor-order royalty.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We had gone from late-Weimar period to the 1933-torchlight-parade stage of fascist takeover.From ISIS to Ebola, What Has Made Naomi Wolf So Paranoid?|Michael Moynihan|October 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The regime has, to date, never definitively weighed in on whether these troublesome critters had imperialist or fascist ties.Who Will Maduro Blame for Venezuela’s Blackout This Time?|Daniel Lansberg-Rodríguez|June 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The “fascist rule” Miller wrote about was the U.S. government—and his intended targets were broader than two police officers.
For the same purpose, the fascist state is organized at peace—to out-produce and under-sell its competitors.Proclaim Liberty!|Gilbert Seldes
It had happened in Burgos, in April of 1938, during a review of the 12th Division of the fascist army.
The Fascist "squads" were really the force of a State not yet born but on the way to being.
A man who marched with the men who put that fascist bullet through the throat of Uncle Carlos.
First of all, he didn't like the fact that there are fascist organizations here.Warren Commission (1 of 26): Hearings Vol. I (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
adjective Also: fascistic (fəˈʃɪstɪk)
1921, from Italian partito nazionale fascista, the anti-communist political movement organized 1919 under Benito Mussolini (1883-1945); from Italian fascio "group, association," literally "bundle" (see fasces).
With fascism, originally used in English in its Italian form, as an Italian word. [Fowler: "Whether this full anglicization of the words is worth while cannot be decided till we know whether the things are to be temporary or permanent in England" -- probably an addition to the 1930 reprint, retained in 1944 U.S. edition.] Fasci "groups of men organized for political purposes" had been a feature of Sicily since c.1895, and the 20c. totalitatrian sense probably came directly from this, but influenced by the Roman fasces, which became the party symbol. Related: Fascistic.