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  •  Well, I agree that the modern heirs of the (4+ / 0-)
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    fascists, those who glorify the military and are espouse a nationalist, anti-immigrant ideology are certainly in the neoliberal camp.

    However, if we're talking about traditional fascist economics, I disagree. Mussolini's oft-misunderstood quote aside, nationalization of key industries, belief in a strong social net, central planning of the economy, autarky... all of these were enthusiastically embraced under fascism and are absolutely anathema to neoliberalism.

    To believe that markets determine value is to believe that milk comes from plastic bottles. Bromley (1985)

    by sneakers563 on Fri Aug 02, 2013 at 09:58:08 AM PDT

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