Trotsky on Hitler’s upsising and its simalarity to Trump’s

There is a striking similarity in both Hitler and Trump's rise to power as highlighted by Leon Trotsky in his work Hitler's Program (written in the time Hitler had come to power). To quote,  "Hitler has been widely regarded as a demagogue, a hysterical person, and a comedian. Such opinions are the reflections of a …

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The Two Fundamental Types of Democracy, and the one we are deprived of

When we think of the word democracy we usually think of going to the polls every few years to decide who we want to elect into office. But this is only one type of democracy, formal democracy. There is- in effect only one type of democracy in the United States and in all capitalist countries and that is …

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Fascism and it’s fatal flaw

The whole political ideology of white supremacists and fascists is based on the denial of basic history, of basic science. It is a fundamental aspect of their ideology because to accept that the holocaust happened is to accept that genocide is the end result of their political beliefs. What separates the Marxists from the Fascists …

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A defense of ‘critical’ views of history in regard to politics

I am hesitant to turn my gaze to a 'preferred' history that matches my politics. The truth is elusive and one will find a hundred varying accounts of any single topic. In my mind a critical approach is best as one cannot forge an iron-clad future without learning from the mistakes of the past, whether …

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A message from Albert Speer, “The Nazi who said sorry”

I was looking into people with my personality type (INTP) and I came across a peculiar fellow named Albert Speer. He was the Minister of Armaments in Nazi Germany, and he was the only one to apologize for the crimes he had committed in the Nuremberg Trials, the only one to take any moral responsibility. You …

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