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Synonyms for authoritarianism

a political doctrine advocating the principle of absolute rule

Synonyms for authoritarianism

a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc

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This is the nature of the 21st century Europe, which reflexively supports the war on Islam, with a helping hand from the media and terrorist groups, when it seems so obvious what the never-ending charade and uncomfortable conclusion is: What we are witnessing in bankrupt Europe amid skepticism of unity and immigrants is the prelude to what can really be described as nothing other than pouring more fuel on the flames of Islamophobia, virulent and racist hatred, and radical authoritarian nationalism.
He didn't seem to realise that fascism is a form of authoritarian nationalism - the very thing he claims to support.
Six central issues animate the proceedings: how people define the characteristics that are constitutive of a nation, the conditions and factors that lead to democratic or authoritarian nationalisms, the relationship between state or civic nationalism and ethnic nationalism, the conditions and factors that lead to violent or peaceful resolutions of nationality conflicts, the connections between mode of conflict resolution and the organizational form and political program of national movements, and the social groups that are the social carriers of national movements and provide their intellectual and political leaders.