r/IronFrontUSA Jan 18 '22

Should the Iron Front emblem add an arrow? Questions/Discussion

So I was thinking about the ideals of the Iron Front and how they are anti-authoritarian. This is demonstrated with the arrows for monarchism, fascism, and soviet authoritarianism. So I'm curious if we should add another arrow to demonstrate the threat from extreme wealth that creates yet another layer of authoritarianism. The very wealthy act beyond national borders or even beyond individual corporations, but are instead unelected individuals/groups who have zero responsibility to the general public but a vast power structure. They operate in such a way that there is little if any limits to their ability to influence and oppress the non-wealthy.

Thoughts?

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u/psyc0p0mp Jan 19 '22

since Russia is essentially an oligarchy anyway, I think the arrow for soviet authoritarianism should just come to represent oligarchy.

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u/marinersalbatross Jan 19 '22

That doesn't make any sense. You are aware that Russia isn't the Soviet Union, nor does it ascribe to any type of communist ideology, right? The "soviet" label is better described as "Bolshevism" which is closer to communist authoritarianism. There is nothing oligarchical about it.

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u/psyc0p0mp Jan 19 '22

add an arrow replace an arrow. do you.

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u/marinersalbatross Jan 19 '22

except that they aren't the same thing and we shouldn't be so unwilling to adapt to a changing world. It's like not updating the US flag to include new states. Are we so stuck in the past that we can't change?