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Ugly Precursor to Auschwitz: Hitler Said to Have Been Inspired by US Indian Reservation System

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Left, Nazis stand before a mass grave of victims of the Jewish Holocaust; right: U.S. soldiers pose for a picture near a mass grave of dead Lakotas following the Wounded Knee Massacre of December 29, 1890.

Hitler admired the US system, while the ‘greatest nation’ won’t recognize its past

It was 72 years ago that the imprisoned and starved and viciously battered victims of Hitler and his Nazi thugs were liberated by Soviet troops.

Hitler – the coward, who’d later commit suicide rather than face the music – was incontrovertibly one of the world’s most brutal and bloodthirsty bastards to ever walk the globe.

Yet, little is it known that he was also a plagiarist. Read the rest of this entry

Germany: Confronting the colonial roots of racism

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Surviving Herero after their escape through the Omaheke desert in German South-West Africa (modern day Namibia), 1907 [Sam Cohen Library/Colonial Picture Archive, University Library of Frankfurt] By Gouri Sharma

‘The Nazis didn’t fall out of the sky, there is a deeper racist, xenophobic mindset in German history.’

By Gouri Sharma, Al Jazeera, August 16, 2017

Berlin, Germany – Mnyaka Sururu Mboro walks through Wedding, a district in the northwest of Berlin, with an expression of disdain. “It makes my stomach turn every time I go down these streets,” he says.

He is in the African Quarter, so-called because the streets have been named in commemoration of Germany’s imperial leaders and conquests from the end of the 19th century. Read the rest of this entry

Fascism & Anti-Fascism: A Decolonial Perspective

Antifa warrior flagWarrior Publications: Grab your dictionary, we got some “heavy mental” material for you to ponder.  Originally posted back in February of this year on Onkehonwe Rising blog, this is an interesting article concerning the rise of fascism in “Trump’s America” and an Indigenous perspective about fascism and anti-fascism. Read the rest of this entry