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LGM Podcast: Forging Global Fordism

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On September 12, 2022
The latest guest on the LGM podcast is Stefan Link, a historian at Dartmouth, to discuss his recent book Forging Global Fordism: Nazi Germany, Soviet Russia, and the Contest over the Industrial Order. This is a book that will interest a lot of LGM readers and listeners. In this podcast, we discuss the legacy of […]

Nazi Propaganda Art

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On February 10, 2021

This is just downright fascinating. In the final days of the Second World War, a train loaded with relics of the collapsing Third Reich was speeding toward the Czech border when American pilots, flyin

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The difference between “good” Nazi humor and bad is about who gets to be the butt of the joke. “There can be no poetry after Auschwitz,” said Theodor Adorno. One can only imagine what he might of said about laughter. Black humor, dark humor, gallows humor; none of this is new to human cultures. Legendary American […]

Nazi Camps and HUAC

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On August 11, 2014
Michael Hiltzik has useful commentary to add to the story of Nazi youth camps in mid-30s New York. The scare over them led to the creation of the Dies Committee, later HUAC. In Washington, panic about the camp rumors struck Rep. Martin Dies Jr. as a career opportunity. Dies, a Democrat from the Texas gulf […]
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