• Cultural Marxism,  Nationalism,  Race

    New Perversions of the Left

    When German socialists surveyed their country after WWI, they were shocked at the way nationalism had trumped worker solidarity. Young men, in their hundreds of thousands, flocked to the colors and died in the trenches of the Western Front instead of raising the red banner of revolution in Berlin. As a result, Carl Grünberg, a Jewish Marxist professor of law at the University of Vienna, founded the Institute for Social Research (Institut für Sozialforschung), an adjunct organization of the Goethe University, in Frankfurt in 1923. This ‘Frankfurt School’ eventually determined the strength of nationalism lay in its idea of the national family, belief in the patriarchy and idealization of the…