Hitler – OverSimplified (Part 2)

Since Germany’s military had to be reduced, Hitler could no longer remain a soldier after the war, but he kept working for the army as an informant. After the war, communists in Germany had attempted a revolution, and the government was worried about communism in general, so Hitler was tasked Continue Reading

Countries for winners; countries for losers

We all, naturally, want to be winners. And so, consequently, a great many countries are designed to reward winners. These are the countries that pay a good deal of attention to optimising the conditions of life available to people who win. In such lands, if one is a winner and Continue Reading

Is Art Appreciation the One Thing Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders Might Agree On?

I blame the perception of art being liberal on Picasso because he was a card carrying communist. It’s interesting the artist who painted the great anti-fascist picture saw absolutely nothing wrong with totalitarian communism. And certainly most artists tend to be a liberal. I don’t think though that that means Continue Reading

Trotsky vs. Stalin – The Struggle for Lenin’s Succession (1924-1929)

On his deathbed, Lenin attempted to ensure unified leadership within his party. After his death in 1924, Lev Trotsky, his most trusted follower, was disposed of by Stalin, who eventually forced him into exile to Central Asia, Turkey and finally Mexico, where Trotsky would be assassinated. Lenin had condemned Stalin Continue Reading

American retreat and the rise of Russia, China, and Iran | reTHINK TANK

GARY SCHMITT: The United States faces security threats from multiple states and groups, and in multiple regions of the world. But it does so at a time when public opinion is less supportive of American efforts to address those threats than anytime in decades. Since the inconclusive wars in Iraq Continue Reading

Western and Soviet Literature after the Great War

The communist revolution in Russia, the Great War, the Stock market crash in 1929, the Spanish civil war and the imminent threat of a new war during the 1930s. These events certainly influenced literature published during these years. New literary movements erupted, and writers sought a beacon of hope for Continue Reading

The fascist philosopher behind Vladimir Putin’s information warfare

Ivan Ilyin was a fascist philosopher of the ’20s, ’30s, and ’40s, but he’s probably the most important example of how old ideas can be brought back in the 21st century or in a postmodern context. Ilyin had three very important ideas. The first was that social advancement was impossible Continue Reading

What Caused the Catastrophic Nuclear Accident in Chernobyl?

Chernobyl is a city in the Ukraine located about 56 miles (90 kilometers) northeast of the capital, Kiev. Prior to the disaster and a subsequent evacuation, it was home to around 14,000 people. At that time, it was still part of the Soviet Union. The city was the location of Continue Reading

Socialism: What do Americans think? | IN 60 SECONDS

In an October 10 article in USA Today, Donald Trump wrote that “If Democrats win control of Congress this November, we will come dangerously close to socialism in America.” Are Americans embracing socialism? In an August Fox News poll, 36 percent of registered voters said it would be a good Continue Reading

Google Earth Anomalies: Å, Shrek BBQ, Kamchatka Bears and Communism

An Olympic sized swimming pool in the poorest nation on Earth. It really show that progress can be made. I wonder how this happened? Could it be- CaPiTaLiSm? Hello everybody and welcome back to Vexilloligy Hub I used to do a series called Google Earth Anomalies, Where I would look Continue Reading