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…

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…

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…

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…

On Justice and the worst if humanity

I don’t know how I feel about humanity. Through the lens of the internet I have probed into some of the darkest aspects of humankind. Some of the worst atrocities and most terrible crimes against humanity are done seemingly without any real reason at all. I cannot accept that there is a part of society…