Someone needs to do their history homework on Fascism.
None of the Fascist/Nazi states had anything resembling modern Americn or multinational corporations. They didn't exist in those times and places.
Mussolini's "Corporate State" referred to the "body" of the nation's economy (corpo).
Such companies and firms as there were were almost totally reduced to dependency on political directions, or "coordination" (the Nazi term was Gleichchaltung).
The idea of companies controlling politics is the diametric opposite of Fascism! We need a new term to describe such a corporation-dominated system. Whatever it is, it is not remotely compatible with fascism!
John D. Froelich
Upper Darby, PA
Sep 25 2008 - 1:47am