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bryl wrote

This article is a few month old, so I apologize if it has been posted already (is there a search function here on Raddle?). Anyway, I just came across this in my own research and I was previously unaware of it.

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hjek wrote (edited )

I was going to post a tepid comment about fascists being fascists (obviously) but that increased awareness about environmental issues, even amongst people on the right, is needed to prevent disaster. I also assumed that eco-fascism implied fascism in a looser sense.

But no, there's nothing loose about it as they literally intend to prevent environmental destruction through genocide. Yikes!:

While not all eco-fascists go as far as supporting mass murder, most hold that immigration has caused overpopulation in their countries and insists that the only solution is to deport those they deem non-indigenous.
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More plainly, and more succinctly, some eco-fascists just post images, or quote tweet videos. of non-white races harming the environment or just living and existing in predominantly white countries, with simple phrases such as “kill them”.

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bryl wrote

As far as I understand it, the term "eco-fascism" in the past has been used as a perforative term by climate-change deniers against environmentalists, but in this usage the operative term is the "fascist" part. That, of course, is the thing to focus on.

Damn fascists. First they stole the swastika, then they stole Matt Furey's Pepe and now environmentalism. Go figure.

But seriously, another thing that seems significant to me in my research is that this strain is particularly inclined to violence, or at least that's how they present themselves in social media. If anyone else has some input I'd love to hear it. This is my current research topic.