Fascism

It’s noble and brave to face the fascists on the streets and shout louder there – but our voices are needed in the crucial debates because silence is the seed from which they grow
'This is the true face of fascism. No Paseran!'
At the very least, the president sees the same world and shares the fascist state of mind
From America to Italy to Hungary, we are seeing the worst of humanity where drowning boats and caged children do not bring even a morsel of guilt and sadness
Italy is a dangerous trend-setter when it comes to politics: Berlusconi preceded Donald Trump by 20 years and the very word fascism was invented by Benito Mussolini
Do the streets belong to those demanding full rights for the LGBT community, or Hitler-saluting fascists?
Now, I'm off to pitch my idea to Theresa. I think there is space for a new department after she scrapped The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC). Right on, we don't need DECC, we need the Department for Debt.
The events in Charlottesville, Virginia have shocked not just the US but the world. For many, particularly those who do not use social media, it was a rude awakening to the rise of White Supremacy and to a growing subculture who identify with Fascist and Neo Nazi beliefs.
The political terminology of left, right, extreme left, far right can be a minefield for anybody trying to make sense of their newspaper. Not only are the terms hard to pin down to a precise definition they are also used interchangeably and (often) wrongly, leading to widespread confusion.