The Final is composed of Two Essay Questions. Each one counts fo
The Final is composed of Two Essay Questions. Each one counts for 50 points, bring the Combined Total for Both Questions to 100 points. You must answer both essay questions with a 3-4 page essay, double-spaced, font-size 12, Times New Roman font. Question 1 Clara Zetkin, famous Feminist Marxist, developed one of the earliest and most insightful analyses of Fascism in her Fighting Fascism: How to Struggle and How to Win. How does she define Fascism? What is its Social Basis i.e. what social classes and groups are especially drawn to and seduced by it? Why? Related to this: Fascism, including its German variant Nazism is a far right-wing movement. What does it have in common with other and more traditional right-wing and conservative movements? In addition, what are the new and uniquely Fascist features of Fascism? Question 2 How is capitalism connected to the dispossession of the peasantry from their land and livelihood in Europe and elsewhere? How does capitalism relate to the dispossession, enslavement, ethnic cleansing, and genocide of indigenous peoples in the Americas, Africa, Asia, and other parts of the world? How and why did the creation and maintenance of capitalism as a mode of production and accumulation require such immense brutality, displacement, and mass murder? How are these developments connected with settler state colonialism, the forging of the ideology of White Supremacy (often under the euphemism of The Civilizing Mission, The White Mans Burden, and Manifest Destiny) and claims of Western and US exceptionalism?