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  •  That's the current usage (2+ / 0-)
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    achronon, Free Jazz at High Noon

    But to the moderns corporatism, although the term wasn't really used in English, meant something closer to tribalism or nationalism with the Leviathan as a theoretical basis.

    If debt were a moral issue then, lacking morals, corporations could never be in debt.

    by AoT on Sun May 05, 2013 at 06:07:47 PM PDT

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    •  At any rate, the marriage of government (1+ / 0-)
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      and corporate power is the foundation of fascism, if that isn't bad enough.

      None are so hopelessly enslaved as those who falsely believe they are free. -Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

      by achronon on Sun May 05, 2013 at 08:01:31 PM PDT

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      •  No it's not. (1+ / 0-)
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        That describes the contemporary situation but it is not a good description of fascism.

        If debt were a moral issue then, lacking morals, corporations could never be in debt.

        by AoT on Sun May 05, 2013 at 09:27:27 PM PDT

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        •  Oh, I don't know, (1+ / 0-)
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          Nattiq

          both Mussolini and Hitler never would have gotten to where they were without the backing of the corporates. They're the first group you get on your side.

          None are so hopelessly enslaved as those who falsely believe they are free. -Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

          by achronon on Mon May 06, 2013 at 10:11:01 AM PDT

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