After the January 2021 Assault on Capitol Hill, many propose to widen the category of fascism, including today's populism, and even suggest following Umberto Eco's suggestion about 'eternal fascism'. However, history suggests that this is an age of enormous difficulties for democracy and that modern populism may be a danger to democracy but is not fascist.
Moro, R. (2021). - «Fascismo eterno?». Qualche considerazione storica a partire dall’assalto al Campidogli. IL MULINO(4 febbraio 2021).