The precise Marxist definition was formulated by the Communist Georgi Dimitroff ( who had won in a German court against the Nazi frameup in the Reichstag fire) as the open terrorist rule of the most reactionary, chauvinist sectors of the financial oligarchy.
The finanical oligarchy is the ruling class of state-monopoly or finance capitalism or imperialism from Lenin's analysis of the new phase of capitalism in his _Imperialism_ .
>>> Brett Knowlton <brettk at unica-usa.com> 11/16/99 12:51PM >>>
I've got a simple question:
What, exactly, does it mean to be a fascist?
A friend of mine is fond of saying, "its anything I don't like." I think he's got a point.