ITALY: Sounding the Alarm

They are not allowed to call themselves Fascists, to praise Mussolini in their propaganda, or to sing the old anthem, Giovinezza, at their rallies. But 26 years after Il Duce was killed and strung up by his heels in public disgrace, the neo-Fascist Italian Social Movement (M.S.I.) has built a membership of 400,000 and is becoming a force to be reckoned with. As Italy plunges deeper and deeper into a turmoil of strikes and riots, many inspired by ultra-leftist forces, increasing numbers of people look to the party as a good place...

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