There’s a big grey area between proto-Fascism and Fascism. I’d have argued that America and Britain were both proto-Fascist countries until today; because today I read this article from the peerless SpyBlog. You need to read it, and then you might understand why I’d now refer to Britain as “Corporatist”…which is what Mussolini himself referred to as Fascist.
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