The Early Mussolini on World Peace, Imperialism, the Renaissance, the Authoritative State and War (1931 and 1937)

THE EARLY MUSSOLINI ON WORLD PEACE, IMPERIALISM, LIBERTY, THE AUTHORITATIVE AND CORPORATIVE STATE IN FASCISM, AND WAR: 1931 Speech to the English-speaking World and 1937 Interview with James Strachey Barnes “And the purpose of Fascism is plain: to make the world a better place to live in and man a nobler citizen. […] Fascism is Continue reading The Early Mussolini on World Peace, Imperialism, the Renaissance, the Authoritative State and War (1931 and 1937)

The Lost History of Liberalism From Ancient Rome to the Twenty-First Century | Helena Rosenblatt – Introduction

I have been reading and thinking about liberalism for so long it would be impossible to list and thank all the scholars whose work has informed and shaped mine. HELENA ROSENBLATT, ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The derision of this term, Liberalism, is unacceptable and ignorant to us, and ought to be fought against. AMERICAN, know your philosophical roots Continue reading The Lost History of Liberalism From Ancient Rome to the Twenty-First Century | Helena Rosenblatt – Introduction

“We will never be a socialist country…” | State of the Union

The Fasces, before Fascism was a symbol representing a classical view of justice, and of physical power and the ability to impose that power. In line with this, despite his long history of unappealing tendencies and actions, this current U.S. President presented himself as a republican law and order President. In maintaining our tradition, from Continue reading “We will never be a socialist country…” | State of the Union

The Romaness of Fascism: Palmieri and Mussolini on Mazzini, Dante, and the Mission and Influences of Fascism

“Fascism the conception of the historical mission of Rome, the vision of a world empire…” MARIO PALMIERI “Rome is more than a city; Rome is a Universal Idea.” THEODOR MOMMSEN Rome is more than a city, and is a Universal Idea, indeed. The founders were inspired by Rome, yet the only time we speak of Continue reading The Romaness of Fascism: Palmieri and Mussolini on Mazzini, Dante, and the Mission and Influences of Fascism

Death in June: Unconditional Armistice

Hilariously Perfect… “Can I trust a human? Can I trust his soul? Like pigs they link together Like pigs in a sausage roll They all think they’re individuals They all think they’re free Nietzsche said they are supermenDisplayed in a butcher’s shop to meMakes sense within a frameworkOf that Nazarene reality I wish I had Continue reading Death in June: Unconditional Armistice

The Original Red Shirts’ and Red Hats’: The Classical Roots of the American Republic

Republicanism of MINVRA is not associated with, nor propagandizes for one particular party, nor is it about the U.S. Republican Party, or whatever Party under such name in France, or Italy. Some among us, as well as yourselves, are not yet willing to learn, nor accept this fact, but REPUBLICANISM and FASCISM are relatives, or Continue reading The Original Red Shirts’ and Red Hats’: The Classical Roots of the American Republic

The Thermopylae of Fascism: Benito Mussolini’s Last Testament on His Life, Fascism, and Italy

“For this common ground, I would give my life even now, willingly, so long as it is truly marked with real Italian spirit.” “…I was, and am, a socialist.” BENITO MUSSOLINI, SEE Before Sono Tornato and Vincere: Antonio Banderas as “The Young Mussolini” – Angelica Balabanoff on Mussolini’s Problem It is 1945, early in the Continue reading The Thermopylae of Fascism: Benito Mussolini’s Last Testament on His Life, Fascism, and Italy

Everyone now sees fascists

An excerpt from Brendan O’Neill’s essay, Bolsonaro is not a fascist, on the danger of branding everyone a fascist; something rather than genuinely foreboding, becoming a sign of intellectual laziness. Mussolini’s Prediction of the future in the Last Days of his “Italian Social Republic” (1945) “The present war will produce an alteration in order of Continue reading Everyone now sees fascists

Columbia (American Minerva) and the Fasces in “Reconstruction” for Equal Rights (1868), Harper’s Weekly | Artist Thomas Nast

“Reconstruction” by German-born American political cartoonist, Thomas Nast illustrates the Southern states being brought back into order with the North into the ancient symbol of collective power and fraternity, the fasces, and the nation’s motto, E Pluribus Unum (“Out of Many, One”). The symbolism of Columbia (America) depicted in Thomas Nast’s cartoon illustrations are highly Continue reading Columbia (American Minerva) and the Fasces in “Reconstruction” for Equal Rights (1868), Harper’s Weekly | Artist Thomas Nast

The Psychology behind Globalism, Nationalism & Political Tribalism – Jonathan Haidt | Intelligence²

Jonathan Haidt speaking at Intelligence² event “The Rise of Populism and the Backlash against the Elites.”  Jonathan Haidt is a social psychologist and Professor of Ethical Leadership at New York University’s Stern School of Business. His academic specialization is the psychology of morality and the moral emotions. He is author of The Righteous Mind: Why Continue reading The Psychology behind Globalism, Nationalism & Political Tribalism – Jonathan Haidt | Intelligence²