On 02/02/2017 09:30 AM, Joshua Case wrote:
Fascism was founded during World War I by Italian national syndicalists who drew upon left-wing and right-wing political views.
Just goes to show how unreliable Wikipedia is.
An old Italian on the subject.
PDF for your essay collection: http://www.pegc.us/archive/Articles/eco_ur-fascism.pdf
Fascism goes back to prehistory. It IS NOT "Politics", it LEECHES on societies through their political systems, and FWIW, Mussolini said it was better called "Corporatism", rejecting the word "Fascism" as description.