anti-realism

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  • Anti-fascism — Dutch Resistance members with US 101st Airborne troops in Eindhoven, September 1944 Anti fascism is the opposition to fascist ideologies, groups and individuals, such as that of the resistance movements during World War II. The related term… …   Wikipedia

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