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In Italy from 1922 until 1943, corporatism became influential amongst Italian nationalists led by Benito Mussolini. The Charter of Carnaro gained much popularity as the prototype of a 'corporative state', having displayed much within its tenets as a guild system combining the concepts of autonomy & authority in a special synthesis. This appealed to Hegelian thinkers who were looking for a new alternative to popular socialist & syndicalist stances which was also a progressive system of governing labor and still a new way of relating to political governance as a whole. Alfredo Rocco spoke of a corporative state and declared corporatist ideology in detail. Rocco would go on to become a member of the Italian Fascist regime Fascismo.
Originally posted by wayouttheredude
reply to post by Darkrunner
I would agree that lobbyist for big globe spanning corporations are a part of the problem. I think that another is the government created monopolies. These are the most obvious and the most dangerous.
For example when BP managed to get exceptions from the rules from the government that is a symptom of corporatism. Another example is when big defense contractors are awarded no bid contracts worth billions by paying huge fortunes to wannabee billionaires and wannabee big shots like the Bush family. They are corporatist from the word go. Now they are globalist corporatist. They do not need a single nationalist state to operate like Nazi Germany or Fascist Italy. Now they have taken their game on the road and threaten the entire world.