How Fascism Works by Jason Stanley 2018. The pull of Fascism is that it simplifies human existence, gives us a "them" whose supposed laziness highlights our own virtuosity and discipline while letting "us" identify with a forceful leader who helps us make sense of the World and whose bluntness to the undeserving seems refreshing. Fascism exploits human weaknesses to propel an authoritarian leader into power.
Today's rise in inequality and the increasing pressures of Population and Climate Change are driving many into the arms of fascism as a salve for their fears. It now becomes more important than ever to recognize the methods fascism uses, so we can tell when we're being manipulated. My review