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  • Noam Chomsky warns about serious possibility of fascism in America

    Noam Chomsky warns about serious possibility of fascism in America

    April 16, 2010

    “Ridiculing the tea party shenanigans is a serious error,” Chomsky said. ... “The colossal toll of the institutional crimes of state capitalism” is what is fueling “the indignation and rage of those cast aside. People want some answers. ... They are hearing answers from only one place: Fox, talk radio, and Sarah Palin.” Chomsky invoked Germany during the Weimar Republic, and drew a parallel between it and the United States. “The Weimar Republic was the peak of Western civilization and was regarded as a model of democracy,” he said. And he stressed how quickly things deteriorated there. “In 1928 the Nazis had less than 2 percent of the vote,” he said. “Two years later, millions supported them. The public got tired of the incessant wrangling, and the service to the powerful, and the failure of those in power to deal with their grievances.” — The Progressive

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