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Early Warning Signs of Fascism

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Here are the Early Warning Signs of Fascism, from a poster in the US Holocaust Museum which has now been liked and retweeted hundreds of thousands of times across the internet:

  • Powerful and continuing nationalism
  • Disdain for human rights
  • Identification of enemies as a unifying cause
  • Supremacy of the military
  • Rampant sexism
  • Controlled mass media
  • Obsession with national security
  • Religion and government intertwined
  • Corporate power protected
  • Labor power suppressed
  • Disdain for intellectuals & the arts
  • Obsession with crime & punishment
  • Rampant cronyism & corruption
  • Fraudulent elections

Via RaRaVibes