THIS IS BEING ENABLED BY THE FDA
In a capitalist society, anyone could make and sell this drug. This is NOT capitalism, but neo-fascist economics. Fascism is an economic structure in which industry and government are tightly knit. It is a two class system, oligarchy and workers. Neo-fascism is simply a reversal where the corporations have the more dominant influence than the government.
Fascism not equal Nazi death camps. There were many fascist nations that did NOT murder their people. And many democracies that have. FDRs policies were very fascist. Government control of industry, two class system, control of wealth (gold/silver), etc. The fact that FDR had hundreds of thousands of innocent Americans put into concentration camps merely he acts of a tyrant. The fact that the most famous fascist regime, was led by a homicidal tyrant has blurred the understanding and shifted the term.
Google fascism and you get: "an authoritarian and nationalistic right-wing system of government and social organization."
But this is adamantly not the truth historically. Fascist government were not right-wing. They weren't die-hard capitalist-anarchists. They were almost ALL socialist democratic regimes. Most of the crap of right-wing, totalitarian, dictatorships was all added after World War II. Prior to that, many fascist nations were viewed as progressive. An alternative to communism. One of the fundamentals being a mixed-economic
Hmm...sounds like the U.S. economy, doesn't it? How many Americans realize we live in a fascist nation?
"In general the mixed economy is characterised by the private ownership of the means of production, the dominance of markets for economic coordination, with profit-seeking enterprise and the accumulation of capital remaining the fundamental driving force behind economic activity. But unlike a free-market economy, the government would wield indirect macroeconomic influence over the economy through fiscal and monetary policies designed to counteract economic downturns and capitalism's tendency toward financial crises and unemployment, along with playing a role in interventions that promote social welfare. "
The Italian term fascismo derives from fascio meaning a bundle of hay, ultimately from the Latin word fasces. This was the name given to political organizations in Italy known as fasci, groups similar to guilds or syndicates and at first applied mainly to organisations on the Left.
The other big aspect of fascism was nationalism and a protection mindset. This too is extremely common in America btw.In truth, fascism is less left or right, and very much so dogmatic center.
Benito Mussolini in 1919 described fascism as a movement that would strike "against the backwardness of the right and the destructiveness of the left".
Fascism in many ways "sought an authoritarian corporatist state"
there are only two classes in society, "the governing" (the organized minority) and "the governed" - hmm also sounds like America, doesn't it?
A really good way to consider fascism, is that Marxism (socialism as purported a century ago) advocated for the elimination of nationalism, elimination of states. Fascism share a very large portion of common views. However, fascist held to the state and nationalism.
This is the two class system, relegated by the oligarchy. Does this sound eerily familiar to any of my fellow U.S. citizens?
"in which the Italian employers' association Confindustria and Fascist trade unions agreed to recognize each other as the sole representatives of Italy's employers and employees, excluding non-Fascist trade unions"