Friendly Fascism: The New Face of Power in America

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Black Rose Books, 1985 - Political Science - 410 pages

This provocative and original look at current trends in the United States presents a grim forecast of a possible totalitarian future. The author shows how the chronic problems faced by the U.S. in the late twentieth century require increasing collusions between Big Business and Big Government in order to 'manage' society in the interests of the rich and powerful.

This "friendly fascism", Gross argues, will probably lack the dictatorships, public spectacles and overt brutality of the classic varieties of Germany, Italy and Japan, but has at its root the same denial of individual freedoms and democratic rights. No one who cares about the future of democracy can afford to ignore the frightening possibilities of Friendly Fascism.

A strikingly prescient book for a Trump era.

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This is an amazingly insightful book, it's as if he saw our time and wrote a behind the scenes book about the political situation. A must read for all people of every nation, especially America.

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