You do not have a Conservative government. You have a FASCIST government. Here are the reasons

RIP democracy: this image of Boris Johnson in a Hitler moustache was stuck to the door of the Conservative office in Beverley, near Hull.

This Site has been saying it for some time so I’m sure you can understand why I agree with Richard Murphy’s list of reasons why Boris Johnson is a fascist and so is his Tory government.

He has published an article on his Tax Research UK website that quotes Laurence W Britt’s 14-point list of the characteristics of fascist regimes.

They were:

  • Powerful and continuing nationalism
  • Disdain for human rights
  • Identification of enemies as a unifying cause
  • Supremacy of the military
  • Rampant sexism
  • Controlled mass media
  • Obsession with national security
  • Religion and government intertwined
  • Corporate power protected
  • Labour power suppressed
  • Disdain for intellectuals & the arts
  • Obsession with crime & punishment
  • Rampant cronyism & corruption
  • Fraudulent elections

Mr Murphy adds that an intertwining with religion is no longer of any popular relevance and, given recent announcements on defence spending and nuclear weapons he is not now sure that the supremacy of the military over other claims on the public purse can be dismissed any more.

He was challenged in his ‘comment’ column by people who claimed he had Googled (other search engines are available) the definition of fascism most likely to serve his purpose – but was then supported by others.

One reader provided another list – originally created by the author Umberto Eco, with examples of the way the Johnson/Tory regime fits it, as follows:

1. Cult of tradition – a defining characteristic of Conservatism.
2. Rejection of modernism – that is, rejection of Enlightenment values. You see this in the scorn for a “woke” liberal metropolitan elite in favour of the earthy values of an intolerant silent majority.
3. Cult of action – in essence, anti-intellectualism. We have had enough of experts.
4. Disagreement is treason – dissent is unpatriotic.
5. Fear of difference – institutionalised racism, and hostility to foreigners (including our attitude to our former friends in the EU) and immigrants.
6. Appeal to a frustrated middle class – the fear that Middle Englanders could find themselves excluded from any chance of joining the one percent but instead condemned to join the underclass they have demonised for so long.
7. Obsession with a plot – any number of threats, some real and some imagined. Russia, China, the EU, Islamic terrorism, BLM, women, “cultural Marxism”.
8. Enemies both too strong and too weak. Such as the EU, both abusing their power to make unfair impositions on the UK, but also too slow and inward looking, holding back buccaneering Britain from its rightful place of dominance on the world stage.
9. Pacifism is trafficking with the enemy – one we are not quite meeting yet perhaps, although you could see the military adventures in Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria in this light.
10. Contempt for the weak – in spades. The old, the disabled, the poor. Anyone from a marginalised minority.
11. Everybody is educated to become a hero – again, not quite there perhaps, although poppy worship and clapping the NHS has some of this flavour.
12. Machismo – disdain for women and LGBTIQ+ people.
13. Selective populism – “Will of the People”. As announced and interpreted by our glorious blond Leader and his acolytes.
14. Newspeak – lies and propaganda. Speeches in front of flags. Words losing their meaning. Brexit means Brexit. They need us more than we need them. Teething problems. World beating test and trace.

So there it is.

If you are in the UK, you have a fascist government.

What are you going to do about it?

Nothing? Wait until the jackboots come through your front door?

By then, it will be too late.

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6 thoughts on “You do not have a Conservative government. You have a FASCIST government. Here are the reasons

  1. Hecuba

    UK should be renamed ‘little england’ because this is what the fascist tories want and furthermore little england is now a one party fascist state!

    I agree with Richard Murphy – we are living in a fascist state and still the deniers in droves are claiming ‘wah this isn’t fascism.’ Well fascism arises under many guises and the fascist tories are experts. One example is sufficient the arrogant fascist tories now deem it is illegal for any woman or man to engage in protest action or a demonstration because the fascist tory boys “can’t work with all the noise!” How convenient – fascist tories create a lie and use it to hide their real intent – suppression of the peasants because only the fascist tories decide policies and these are always ones which enrich and maintain their collective political power and control over us!

  2. SteveH

    As we’ve seen, at home and abroad, fascism and corruption are often bedfellows.
    Ugandan opposition call for UK Africa minister to quit over business ties to Museveni regime
    Professor Afran commented that the “UK is the sole hold out in condemning the Museveni regime” for its crackdown on opposition activists over the last six months, during which hundreds of Wine’s supporters have disappeared. ….”
    “………..The one exception to this has been the United Kingdom, which has not spoken out and indirectly congratulated Museveni on his election.”
    He added: “We believe the reason for this is the conflict of British minister for Africa James Duddridge, who has been caught up in a revolving door” and has been “effectively patronised by the government of Uganda.”
    Duddridge served as Britain’s Africa minister from 2014-16, and from 2020 to date. In the interim, he worked as an adviser for TLG Capital Investments, a finance house whose advisory board is chaired by Ugandan multi-millionaire Emmanuel Katongole – who Afran described as a “close Museveni ally”.
    Although Duddridge says he stopped working for TLG before resuming his role as Africa minister, he only removed reference to the company from his parliamentary register of interests after Declassified exposed the connections in January.

  3. andygarcia48

    Great Mike as always. One small correction. You don’t have a Fascist Government. You have a Fascist Dictatorship.

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