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greek-neo-nazi-party-looks-abroadVia Meadia:





Golden Dawn party symbol



Greece’s radical neo-Nazi party, Golden Dawn, has become the country’s third greatest political force, according to polls. Now it’s seeking to put down roots “wherever there are Greeks,” including in Germany, Australia, Canada, and the US. [/url=http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/apr/01/greece-golden-dawn-global-ambitions?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter]The Guardian reports[/url]:




Greek diaspora communities and their leaders in Australia, Canada, and the US have expressed disgust at the party and want it to stay far away. But where there is support, diaspora communities can do some damage. There is a well-worn path of ultra-nationalists abroad making trouble at home. Much of the IRA’s support came from Irishmen living abroad, and some of the most vocal and deep-pocketed supporters of various extreme nationalist regimes in Serbia, Croatia, and Bosnia in the 1990s came from diaspora communities. These tend to be people who make a decent living for themselves abroad but keep an eye on events at home. They get frustrated with what they see as milquetoast compromises made by weak politicians, and want to throw their weight behind “no nonsense” parties that promise to “get things done.”


This is precisely the kind of well Golden Dawn wants to tap into: proud, nationalist Greeks living abroad who feel betrayed by the country’s failure. Many Greeks at home view Golden Dawn as a problem-solver that can provide social services and clean up neighborhoods. Hence the 18 Parliamentary seats the party won last year—after it had won only 0.29 percent of the vote just three years earlier. If Golden Dawn can make the kinds of inroads among the diaspora that it has made at home, darker days could lie ahead.




"History doesn't repeat itself, but it does rhyme."

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Is Golden Dawn a Group of "Right Wing" Extremists?

Shane McGuire



I was on Drudge this morning, when I saw a link to a story about the Greek nationalist party Golden Dawn. They have a rather wicked looking flag that, to me, seems obviously based on the swastika, which alone means I would never support them. I mean, if you emulate the Nazis in symbology, I suspect you follow their ideology as well.


The story begins: "Emboldened by its meteoric rise in Greece, the far-right Golden Dawn party is spreading its tentacles abroad, amid fears it is acting on its pledge to "create cells in every corner of the world.'"


Having read Jonah Goldberg's book, Liberal Fascism, I was immediately suspicious of this "right wing" moniker, so I Googled "golden dawn party platform." I scrolled through a few pages of my search, clicked on a few links (including the Wikipedia page) and couldn't find anything resembling a party platform. What I gather is that Golden Dawn hates immigrants, likes the Nazis, and seeks to expand internationally by wooing Greeks all over the world. (There's probably some anti-semitism too, but I've already spent too much time reading about these yahoos.)








With the reemergence of fascism in Europe We will be seeing this fascism is right wing meme. Prepare yourself to fight this.

I've got no use for fascism or fascists, here's the problem for most people, fascism = Nazi's. While it is true all Nazis were/are fascists, that is not the same as saying all fascists were/are Nazis.

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The world is a changin'


It's always changing....but I believe this is not the normal kind of change, we are seeing.


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