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fascism

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Definition a political theory advocating an exceedingly nationalistic authoritarian government
  • She compares terrorists to fascists, saying they have the same will for power and disdain for individual liberty and worth.
  • The Germans were already in the town, the Fascists were already in power, the verdict had already been pronounced, yet the Jews of Sighet continued to smile.
    Elie Wiesel  --  Night
  • fascists = those advocating an exceedingly nationalistic authoritarian government
  • The Budapest radio announced that the Fascist party had come into power.
    Elie Wiesel  --  Night
  • Of course we had heard about the Fascist, but they were still just an abstraction to us.
    Elie Wiesel  --  Night
  • The Fascists are attacking Jewish shops and synagogues.
    Elie Wiesel  --  Night
  • "And I don't know, it just strikes me as a little fascist to take all that away."
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire
  • Fascism's the danger, the danger now to all people.
    Richard Wright  --  Black Boy
  • Swill from bloody Catholic fascist Spain.
    Frank McCourt  --  Angela's Ashes
  • The Fascist poem, one may fear, will be a horrid little abortion such as one sees in a glass jar in the museum of some county town.
    Virginia Woolf  --  A Room of One's Own
  • But, as he was eating, he had no choice but to listen to some fascists who had come down from Milan.
    Mark Helprin  --  A Soldier of the Great War
  • They worked for a Mafia leader, Arkan, who was running some sort of private fascist militia.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest
  • He understood the distinction between fascism and communism, subjects on which I was utterly ignorant.
    Russell Baker  --  Growing Up
  • He got fascist haircuts done by Spadavecchia of Milan—his school actually, since Gianni was frequently overbooked.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • Crypto-fascism in Australia in Kangaroo (1923).
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • They said that's what happens when you let yourself get used by fascist pigs.
    Gary D. Schmidt  --  Okay for Now
  • So they play that on their fascist banjos, eh?
    Roger Zelazny  --  Lord of Light
  • And as for the British Union of Fascists, I can only say that any talk linking his lordship to such people is quite ridiculous.
    Kazuo Ishiguro  --  The Remains of the Day
  • He uses the techniques of the Fascists.
    Christina Garcia  --  Dreaming in Cuban
  • Joy is the true enemy of fascism.
    Mal Peet  --  Tamar
  • In this war those people were the Ukrainian and Lithuanian Fascists.
    Wladyslaw Szpilman  --  The Pianist

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