Economic depression was one of the major causes of the rise of Nazism in Germany. Indeed, Vichy France was built on the longstanding social resentment that had been long held by French conservatives towards their more cosmopolitan countrymen. According to a Government Accountability Office investigation, between 25 and 50 percent of Native Americans were sterilized between and The most dangerous claim made by right-wing historians during the Historikerstreit was that Nazi terror was a response to Bolshevik terror, and was therefore to some degree excusable.
Fascism needed scapegoat enemies — " the Other " on whom to focus society's aggressions and hates. Society was militarized and directed by a messianic leader.
The extreme right became influential throughout the Japanese government and society, notably within the Kwantung Army, a Japanese army stationed in China along the Japanese-owned South Manchuria Railroad. Throughout the s, various nationalistic and xenophobic ideologies emerged among right-wing Japanese intellectuals, but it was not until the early s that these ideas gained full traction in the ruling regime.
Jewish Economic Power — At the time when World War 1 broke out, a majority of financial institutions, banks and large companies were controlled by Jewish people.
It is totalitarian in that it views everything as political and holds that any action by the state is justified to achieve the common good.