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9/9/15

Fascism and Fundamentalism – Two Sides of the Same Coin?

The political instability across the globe in the twentieth century saw a number of different reactionary political affiliations and ideologies form. Some were radical, some were conservative and a number were progressive.

Here we will take a look at two ideologies which desire a cementing of traditional, or a return to historic, social structures.

Fundamentalism and fascism are both relatively new phenomena and are responses to globalisation and modernity but to what degree are the two belief systems related and is fundamentalism little more than a new variant of the fascist ideology? To answer this we will first explore the history of both systems and the social conditions which have helped them to thrive before we examine if there is a direct link between the political ideology of fascism and the religious core of fundamentalism.

For the complete report: Fascism and Fundamentalism – Two Sides of the Same Coin?

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