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A fascist is one whose lust for money or power is combined with such an intensity of intolerance toward those of other races, parties, classes, religions, cultures, regions or nations as to make him ruthless in his use of deceit or violence to attain his ends.
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A liberal knows that the only certainty in this life is change but believes that the change can be directed toward a constructive end.
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American fascists of this stamp were clandestinely aligned with their German counterparts before the war, and are even now preparing to resume where they left off, after 'the present unpleasantness' ceases.
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Fascism is a worldwide disease. Its greatest threat to the United States will come after the war, either via Latin America or within the United States itself.
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Happily, it can be said that as yet fascism has not captured a predominant place in the outlook of any American section, class or religion.
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If this liberal potential is properly channeled, we may expect the area of freedom of the United States to increase. The problem is to spend up our rate of social invention in the service of the welfare of all the people.
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If we define an American fascist as one who in case of conflict puts money and power ahead of human beings, then there are undoubtedly several million fascists in the United States.
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If we put our trust in the common sense of common men and 'with malice toward none and charity for all' go forward on the great adventure of making political, economic and social democracy a practical reality, we shall not fail.
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In an effort to eliminate the possibility of any rival growing up, some monopolists would sacrifice democracy itself.
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It has been claimed at times that our modern age of technology facilitates dictatorship.
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It is an infectious disease, and we must all be on our guard against intolerance, bigotry and the pretension of invidious distinction.
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It is no coincidence that the growth of modern tyrants has in every case been heralded by the growth of prejudice.
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It may be encountered in Wall Street, Main Street or Tobacco Road. Some even suspect that they can detect incipient traces of it along the Potomac.
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It may be shocking to some people in this country to realize that, without meaning to do so, they hold views in common with Hitler when they preach discrimination against other religious, racial or economic groups.
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It should also be evident that exhibitions of the native brand of fascism are not confined to any single section, class or religion.
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Monopolists who fear competition and who distrust democracy because it stands for equal opportunity would like to secure their position against small and energetic enterprise.
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Most American fascists are enthusiastically supporting the war effort. They are doing this even in those cases where they hope to have profitable connections with German chemical firms after the war ends.
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Our chemical and other manufacturing concerns are all too often ready to let the Germans have Latin American markets, provided the American companies can work out an arrangement which will enable them to charge high prices to the consumer inside the United States.
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Still another danger is represented by those who, paying lip service to democracy and the common welfare, in their insatiable greed for money and the power which money gives, do not hesitate surreptitiously to evade the laws designed to safeguard the public from monopolistic extortion.
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The American fascist would prefer not to use violence. His method is to poison the channels of public information.
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The American fascists are most easily recognized by their deliberate perversion of truth and fact. Their newspapers and propaganda carefully cultivate every fissure of disunity, every crack in the common front against fascism.
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The dangerous American fascist is the man who wants to do in the United States in an American way what Hitler did in Germany in a Prussian way.
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The effect of the war has been to raise the cost of living in most Latin American countries much faster than the wages of labor.
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The European brand of fascism will probably present its most serious postwar threat to us via Latin America.
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The fascists in most Latin American countries tell the people that the reason their wages will not buy as much in the way of goods is because of Yankee imperialism. The fascists in Latin America learn to speak and act like natives.
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The moral and spiritual aspects of both personal and international relationships have a practical bearing which so-called practical men deny.
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The myth of fascist efficiency has deluded many people.
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The obvious types of American fascists are dealt with on the air and in the press. These demagogues and stooges are fronts for others. Dangerous as these people may be, they are not so significant as thousands of other people who have never been mentioned.
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The really dangerous American fascists are not those who are hooked up directly or indirectly with the Axis. The FBI has its finger on those.
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The symptoms of fascist thinking are colored by environment and adapted to immediate circumstances. But always and everywhere they can be identified by their appeal to prejudice and by the desire to play upon the fears and vanities of different groups in order to gain power.
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The worldwide, agelong struggle between fascism and democracy will not stop when the fighting ends in Germany and Japan.
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Their final objective toward which all their deceit is directed is to capture political power so that, using the power of the state and the power of the market simultaneously, they may keep the common man in eternal subjection.
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There are probably several hundred thousand if we narrow the definition to include only those who in their search for money and power are ruthless and deceitful.
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They are patriotic in time of war because it is to their interest to be so, but in time of peace they follow power and the dollar wherever they may lead.
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They demand free enterprise, but are the spokesmen for monopoly and vested interest.
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This dullness of vision regarding the importance of the general welfare to the individual is the measure of the failure of our schools and churches to teach the spiritual significance of genuine democracy.
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Until democracy in effective enthusiastic action fills the vacuum created by the power of modern inventions, we may expect the fascists to increase in power after the war both in the United States and in the world.
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We all know the part that the cartels played in bringing Hitler to power, and the rule the giant German trusts have played in Nazi conquests.
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We must not tolerate oppressive government or industrial oligarchy in the form of monopolies and cartels.
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What we must understand is that the industries, processes, and inventions created by modern science can be used either to subjugate or liberate. The choice is up to us.
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With a fascist the problem is never how best to present the truth to the public but how best to use the news to deceive the public into giving the fascist and his group more money or more power.
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