“Personal Bigotry”, or How Fascism Is Infiltrating Marginalized Spaces

You’ve probably heard the word “infiltrating” before and maybe you think of secret agents, or the game Metal Gear: Solid. But what we’re talking about here is infiltration on a small, psychological scale. This can be done, for example, in the current climate of the United States, through gaslighting and manipulative speech that only requires you co-opt a small percentage of social justice language. Combine that with the fear of fascism, the panic of having every single one of your civil rights stripped away, and you get what’s called, “crisis fascism.”

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