Although communism in theory differs significantly from fascism, in practice, the two ideologies are nearly identical. The many similarities include the pervasiveness of nationalism, statism, totalitarianism and militari... More »

One of the biggest differences between Marxism and communism is that communism is a real political system that has been put into effect in places such as China and Russia, formerly known as the Soviet Union, while Marxis... More »

There are no countries considered fascist today, according to generally accepted definitions of fascism. There are several countries with significant, active fascist or neo-fascist movements with some representation in n... More »

The Italian dictator Benito Mussolini often gets credit for inventing fascism in the early 1900s. However, the roots of the ideology date to the preceding century. Fascism appealed to those who opposed liberalism and pro... More »

The Encyclopaedia Britannica states that communism is an economic system in which private ownership of property and profit-based capitalism are replaced by public ownership and communal control of a society's natural res... More »

Proponents of communism say the socioeconomic structure ensures equal access to education, health care and other basic human needs for all, while opponents say it encourages laziness and greed and often results in what a... More »

Some weaknesses of communism are that it removes the price system, eliminates incentives, reduces prosperity and severely restricts personal freedom. Communism was once a dominant economic system, but as of 2014, it has ... More »