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Ming China, Precursor to European Dictatorship: Part 3, Corporatist Economic Policy

  In the first post of this series, I defined fascism as: a political system distinguished by an emphasis on patriarchal, rural values; corporatist economic policy; extreme nationalism and patriotism, often involving extreme xenophobia and/or racism; and militant authoritarianism in … Continue reading

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The Madness of Sultan Recep: Why the West Hasn’t Lost Turkey (At Least For Now.)

Over the past decade, many in the West have become alarmed at the apparent shift in the political leanings of the Republic of Turkey under the government of prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.  Once a solid ally of the West … Continue reading

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Exposing the Second Yellow Peril

Americans across the political spectrum have observed the rapid rise of China as an influential economic, military, and political power over the course of the past twenty years.  Many fear that as an authoritarian state with a highly nationalistic population … Continue reading

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