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November 8th, 2017 - 12:57 am § in Misc.

Neofascism: 355 Days Post Election

“The ideal subject of totalitarian rule is not the convinced Nazi or the dedicated communist, but people for whom the distinction between fact and fiction, true and false, no longer exists.” — Hannah Arendt, “The Origins of Totalitarianism” (1951)[...]

November 4th, 2017 - 5:22 am § in America

Weimar Republic: How Hitler Came to Power

“It is ironic that while the democratic system itself became discredited, the radicalised mass electorate which remained in being switched its support to anti-democratic extremist parties of the left and the racist-nationalist right. While it is not technically correct to argue that Hitler was[...]

September 15th, 2017 - 1:18 am § in Misc.

Weimar Republic: Compare Trump’s Economy

“Harold James …..  itemised Weimar’s economic problems under seven heads: ‘world economic conditions, unfavourable demographic developments, low savings and investment rates, misinvestment, falling profitability, instability of public finance and excessive protection of industry’.[...]

May 20th, 2017 - 1:32 am § in Misc.

AFTER TRUMP: An Encounter in New Jersey

Ralph Drake FACEBOOK I just ran into this Nazi piggie in Shop Rite In Newton,N.J. I started to take his picture and he proudly posed…he asked,”did you vote for “the President?”...I said “yeah, twice”….he said “what he was just elected?” Then he l[...]

February 25th, 2017 - 12:49 am § in Misc.

Excerpts From “The Weimar Republic 1919-1933”

“Yet despite such signals, the surge in support for the Nazi Party in the elections of September, 1930, came as an enormous shock to large numbers of Germans.” “As Feuchtwanger has noted, ‘the Nazi breakthrough was not only sensational, it finally destroyed a party system’ whic[...]

February 22nd, 2017 - 1:12 am § in America

Weimar Republic: “The Democrat Party ….. undermined the prorepublic centre ‘from within'”

“Another political weakness in the Weimar Republic which historians have highlighted is the decline of German liberalism. Indeed, Peukart has singled out the decline of bourgeois liberalism and specifically of the Democrat Party and of the German People’s Party as the ‘decisive event’ of[...]

February 3rd, 2017 - 1:18 am § in America, Donald Trump

THE Ave Challenge: Identify this flag

A. Neonazi symbol B. Associated with  Trump’s senior adviser C. Political party in Russia D. White Supremacy E. Flag of the Klingon Empire[...]

January 20th, 2017 - 1:34 am § in Misc.

The Inauguration: Memories of Weimar

“This hardening of attitude was symbolised by the election in late 1928 of Alfred Hugenberg as chairman of the DNVP. Hugenburg had been managing director of Krupps steel works before the war, and was now a wealthy press baron, with a string of newspapers and news agencies, as well as interests[...]

January 19th, 2017 - 7:22 am § in Misc.

Weimar Republic

“With their modern campaigning slogans and strong nationalist image, the impact of the Nazis on the electorate, and particularly the charismatic appeal of Hitler, was undeniable.”[...]

January 16th, 2017 - 1:08 am § in Misc.

Weimar Republic: The Nazi Voter

“The Nazi Party. The reasons for its wide popular appeal have been debated at enormous length, most notably in a recent comprehensive study by Thomas Childers, The Nazi Voter. What is clear is that the mass support which Hitler was able to mobilise was a major factor in his rise to power, and [...]