fascio

(redirected from Fasci Italiani di Combattimento)

fascio

(ˈfɑːʃəʊ)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) an organized political group, esp in 19th-century Italy
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The authors make this statement even though there are no longer any Italian style black-shirts (Fasci Italiani di Combattimento) or German style brown-shirts (SA and later SS, dressed in black) roaming the streets rounding up Jews, gypsies, homosexuals, trade unionists, communists, socialists, anarchists, progressive academics, democrats and the like.
By comparison, fascism likes the strong and all-controlling uber-state run by the Fasci Italiani di Combattimento (Italy) and in Germany by the Kapo, the Blockwart, and the Ubermensch--the racially superior Aryan.