• History,  Nationalism

    German Guilt is based on Fake News (Part 6)

    You’re looking at a photo of the IG Farben BUNA Werke in Monowice on the outskirts of Oświęcim Poland taken during its construction in 1942. The name BUNA is derived from butadiene-based synthetic rubber and the chemical symbol for sodium (Na), a process of synthetic rubber production developed in Germany. This one factory, although part of a complex of industrial plants, was very large in its own right, covering two square miles, with scores of buildings involved in rubber, chemical and fuel production. The large building at centre left is the power plant which eventually had three prominent smoke stacks. At the height of production in 1944, the BUNA Werke employed…

  • History,  Nationalism,  Politics

    German Guilt is Built on Fake News (Part 4)

    The popular view is that the National Socialists in Germany were anti-intellectual, anti-science and anti-literature, based on the notorious book burnings in 1933. The popular view is wrong because it’s based on fake news. First, some context, as described in part two of this series, Jews around the world declared economic war on Germany in March of 1933. This, naturally, led to a reaction in Germany against Jews, Jewish thought and Jewish intellectuals. Among those targeted was Magnus Hirschfeld, a Jew, a homosexual and an early promoter of deviant sexuality. Wikipedia says this about him: An outspoken advocate for sexual minorities, Hirschfeld founded the Scientific Humanitarian Committee. Historian Dustin Goltz characterized…

  • History,  Nationalism,  Race

    German Guilt is Based on Fake News (Part 3)

    Read the headline, and the sub-head and then the date. This is March 24,1933 and the Daily Express is reporting a concerted effort by Jews around the world, including powerful Jewish financial interests, to boycott German goods with the aim of crippling the country’s already precarious economy. Its Special Political Correspondent correctly says they had, in effect “declared war” on Germany. He could hardly have missed the story because on March 12 the American Jewish congress announced a massive protest at Madison Square Gardens for March 27 and the day before, on March 23, 20,000 Jews protested at New York’s City Hall and rallies were staged outside the North German…