Did Somebody Say Fascism?
Waiting in the Wings of Ukraine

Sperber, Joshua
http://www.counterpunch.org/2014/02/26/did-somebody-say-fascism/

Publisher:  CounterPunch
Date Written:  26/02/2014
Year Published:  2014  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX15909

As Marxist historians of fascism have long argued, fascism at its essence is an outcome of capitalism in crisis. The quintessential counterrevolutionary movement, fascism responds to capitalism’s invariable crises by redirecting potentially revolutionary threats to capitalism to nationalist, (relatedly) racist (or within Europe’s right today, “culturalist”), and militarist violence that preserves the basic material conditions of class society.

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