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any system of strong autocracy or oligarchy usually to the extent of bending and breaking the law, race-baiting, and/or violence against largely unarmed populations.

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  • direct job creation has many facets. conservative ideas about it abound, and so do liberal ones, with strong convictions running deep on both sides. attewell identifies several large categories of direct job creation, including “public works,” “relief works,” “work relief,” “job policy,” and “public employment.” these concepts, when connected to policy, have evoked strong opinions from those in leadership positions. for example, while campaigning for president, ronald reagan referred to the humphrey-hawkins full employment act, which aimed to achieve full employment through government spending, as a “blueprint for fascism,” whereas jimmy carter, also a candidate for president, described the same bill as having “wide popularity.” bls.gov

  • from the reader's perspective, through our enemies' eyes lays out a basis for understanding a man who has declared openly that his goal is world islamist domination. there are echoes of the early days of communism and fascism here, and anonymous urges us to pay attention to bin laden sooner than we did to lenin and hitler. cia.gov

  • see h. finer, mussolini's italy (1935, repr. 1965); r. albrecht-carrié, italy from napoleon to mussolini (1961); h. arendt, origins of totalitarianism (rev. ed. 1966); w. laqueur and g. mosse, ed., international fascism (1966); w. ebenstein, today's isms (7th ed. 1973); h. lubasz, ed., fascism: three major regimes (1973); o. e. schuddekopf, fascism (1973); s. larsen, ed., who were the fascists? (1981); d. muhlberger, ed., the social basis of european fascist movements (1987); g. l. mosse, the fascist revolution: toward a general theory of fascism (1999). factmonster.com

  • see h. finer, mussolini's italy (1935, repr. 1965); r. albrecht-carrié, italy from napoleon to mussolini (1961); h. arendt, origins of totalitarianism (rev. ed. 1966); w. laqueur and g. mosse, ed., international fascism (1966); w. ebenstein, today's isms (7th ed. 1973); h. lubasz, ed., fascism: three major regimes (1973); o. e. schuddekopf, fascism (1973); s. larsen, ed., who were the fascists? (1981); d. muhlberger, ed., the social basis of european fascist movements (1987); g. l. mosse, the fascist revolution: toward a general theory of fascism (1999). infoplease.com