Fascism: Can It Happen Here? | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

“When Fascism comes to America, it will be wrapped in the flag and carrying a cross,” goes a saying that is widely attributed to the first American to win the Nobel Prize for Literature, Sinclair Lewis. In 1935, Lewis wrote a novel called “It Can’t Happen Here,” positing fascism’s rise in the United States. We were taught that fascism was defeated in 1945, with the surrender of Germany and Japan in World War II.

Source: Fascism: Can It Happen Here? | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

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