So, what did MATA HARI lying on the floor naked and lifeless symbolize? Again, those Greeks living in 1000BC had there own creation mythology-----and PANDORA was the FIRST WOMEN replacing an ADAM AND EVE as our religious story of creation. PANDORA as first women----MATA HARI as naked and lifeless on ground looking as if just born-----is that symbol that MOVING FORWARD ONE WORLD NEW WORLD ORDER would lead to a completely new story of creation---eliminating all religious context--but as well it would eliminate all the ARTS AND HUMANITIES of Western Greek and Roman civilizations ----as we state FLIPPING THE EARTH'S ECONOMIC AXIS TO EASTERN FROM WESTERN HEMISPHERE.
MATA HARI and her dancing was HINDI EASTERN ORIENTAL----as too was the goal of MOVING FORWARD ONE WORLD NEW WORLD ORDER.
'her name in Greek means “the one who bears all gifts”'.
'Gifts given gifts taken away'.
Now, our US 99% of WE THE PEOPLE may not be interested in reading or educating on every category of study------but we USED to have REAL LEFT SOCIAL PROGRESSIVE public education with teachers from K-UNIVERSITY who made sure those SEVEN MUSES were speaking to all 99% black, white, and brown citizens. CLINTON/BUSH/OBAMA killed our 99% WE THE PEOPLE MUSES---and left only those dastardly 5% global banking freemason STARS hiding what is MOVING FORWARD. These are the goals of today's EDUCATION REFORMS----as back in WEIMAR GERMANY. The goals of killing the MUSES of the 99% takes our ARTS AND HUMANITIES out of public universities----and allows only the global hedge fund IVY LEAGUE to control messaging through arts and humanities.
The myth of Pandora’s box
The myth of Pandora’s box is considered one of the most descriptive myths of human behavior in Greek mythology. Ancient Greeks used this myth not only to instruct themselves about the weaknesses of humans, but also to explain several misfortunes of the human race.
Pandora, the first woman on Earth
Pandora was, according to the myth, the first woman on Earth. She was created by Gods; each one of them gave her a gift, thus, her name in Greek means “the one who bears all gifts”.
Pandora was created as a punishment to the mankind; Zeus wanted to punish people because Prometheus stole the fire to give it to them. Her gifts were beautifully evil, according to Hesiod. Hephaestus created her from clay, shaping her perfectly, Aphrodite gave her femininity and Athena taught her crafts. Hermes was ordered by Zeus to teach her to be deceitful, stubborn and curious.
Pandora was given a box or a jar, called “pithos” in Greek. Gods told her that the box contained special gifts from them but she was not allowed to open the box ever. Then Hermes took her to Epimetheus, brother of Prometheus, to be his wife. Prometheus had advised Epimetheus not to accept anything from the Gods, but he saw Pandora and was astonished by her beauty, thus he accepted her right away.
Pandora was trying to tame her curiosity, but at the end she could not hold herself anymore; she opened the box and all the illnesses and hardships that gods had hidden in the box started coming out. Pandora was scared, because she saw all the evil spirits coming out and tried to close the box as fast as possible, closing Hope inside.
According to Hesiod Hope indeed stayed inside because that was Zeus’ will; he wanted to let people suffer in order to understand that they should not disobey their gods. Pandora was the right person to do it, because she was curious enough, but not malicious.
The myth of Pandora’s box has been fascinating people since ever, catching the imagination of countless artists, who created frescos, mosaics and sculptures depicting Pandora and the mythological elements. The myth itself though appears in many different versions; the most distinctive difference is that in some myths Hope does come out. The main purpose of the myth of Pandora though is to address the question of why evil exists in the world.
The birth of Pandora was represented on the pedestal of the statue of Athena situated at the Parthenon on the Acropolis in Athens.
The DANCE OF SEVEN VEILS clearly providing REAL INFORMATION for those European and global citizens understanding these Greek/Roman mythologies have allowed our 99% US WE THE PEOPLE to KNOW what was MOVING FORWARD from FDR and that NEW WORK ORDER ONE WORLD ONE GOVERNANCE was not conspiracy theory but a REAL goal of GLOBAL BANKING 1% and OLD WORLD KINGS AND QUEENS.
All last century there was plenty of REAL LEFT SOCIAL PROGRESSIVE arts and humanities----music, stage, literature, movies, journalism being those 7 MUSES for the 99% of WE THE PEOPLE black, white, and brown citizens---but those 5% to the 1% freemason/Greeks were the ones pretending all real information was conspiracy theory. Those 5% global banking MUSES have unlimited money funding their voices-----our REAL left social progressive control of DEMOCRATIC PARTY was lost with CLINTON ----who made sure those 99% MUSES lost their voices.
That is the goal of today's RACE TO TOP COMMONER CORE---closing of all arts and humanities inside our public schools---moving control of arts and humanities to GLOBAL 1% NGOs making sure a 5% global banking player is using using arts and humanities for public policy pushed KILLING our 99% US WE THE PEOPLE.
Some regions of US never had left social progressive public universities---but Wisconsin as most of our northern and western states did have 99% MUSES with voices educating about NEW WORLD ORDER----ONE WORLD ONE GOVERNANCE and why is kills our US 99% of WE THE PEOPLE.
A University of Wisconsin campus pushes plan to drop 13 majors — including English, history and philosophy
by Valerie Strauss March 21
(Note: An earlier version dropped part of the university’s full statement because of coding errors and said the school faced a $4.5 million deficit over two days rather than two years. Both are fixed.)
The University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point has proposed dropping 13 majors in the humanities and social sciences — including English, philosophy, history, sociology and Spanish — while adding programs with “clear career pathways” as a way to address declining enrollment and a multimillion-dollar deficit.
Students and faculty members have reacted with surprise and concern to the news, which is being portrayed by the school’s administration as a path to regain enrollment and provide new opportunities to students. Critics see something else: a waning commitment to liberal arts education and a chance to lay off faculty under new rules that weakened tenure.
Students are planning a sit-in at the campus administration building on Wednesday in a demonstration called Save Our Majors. The Stevens Point Journal said students will then deliver a list of demands and requests to school officials. The school is one of 11 comprehensive campuses in the University of Wisconsin system.
The plan to cut the liberal arts and humanities majors (see full list below) is in line with a failed attempt by Republican Gov. Scott Walker in 2015 to secretly change the mission of the respected university system — known as the Wisconsin Idea and embedded in the state code -- by removing words that commanded the university to “search for truth” and “improve the human condition” and replacing them with “meet the state’s workforce needs.”
The push away from liberal arts and toward workplace skills is championed by conservatives who see many four-year colleges and universities as politically correct institutions that graduate too many students without practical job skills — but with liberal political views.
The administration at the University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point recently issued a statement detailing the plan, which still must be approved by a campus governance committee as well as the University of Wisconsin system’s chancellor and Board of Regents.
It said that the school faces a $4.5 million deficit over two years because declining enrollment has led to lower tuition revenue, and proposes adding or expanding 16 programs in areas “with high-demand career paths as a way to maintain and increase enrollment.” Last fall, the school saw an enrollment decrease of 5.4 percent from the year before. That was on top of a 6.8 percent drop the previous year.
“To fund this future investment, resources would be shifted from programs with lower enrollment, primarily in the traditional humanities and social sciences,” the school statement says. “Although some majors are proposed to be eliminated, courses would continue to be taught in these fields, and minors or certificates will be offered.”
Programs that would be expanded, which “have demonstrated value and demand in the region,” include marketing, management, graphic design, fire science and computer information systems.
The student newspaper, the Pointer, quoted Samantha Stein, a 2017 graduate, as opposing the plan. Stein, who earned a bachelor’s degree in biology and had a minor in biomedical writing through the English department, said:
“The shift away from the humanities and from the opening of one’s mind to other cultures, languages, the arts, political science and so much more is one that universities will not return from, and we are giving up what a college education is all about if we do this.”
Inside Higher Education quoted Michael Williams, chair of English at Stevens Point, as saying, “Well, you can imagine the mood in the College of Letters and Science, which houses the humanities.”
The Republican-dominated legislature in Wisconsin weakened tenure in 2015, removing it from state law. Lawmakers also changed the traditional power-sharing arrangement at public universities that had long given students, faculty and staff an important role in governance, instead giving more power to administrators and the governor-appointed Regents. The Regents then set new policies that made it easier for public universities to lay off tenured faculty.
Here’s the school’s full message:
The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point outlined a plan today to address fiscal challenges by shifting resources to invest in areas with growth potential.
UW-Stevens Point faces a deficit of $4.5 million over two years because of declining enrollment and lower tuition revenue. It proposes adding or expanding 16 programs in areas with high-demand career paths as a way to maintain and increase enrollment.
To fund this future investment, resources would be shifted from programs with lower enrollment, primarily in the traditional humanities and social sciences. Although some majors are proposed to be eliminated, courses would continue to be taught in these fields, and minors or certificates will be offered.
This repositioning is necessary because of declining financial resources, demographic changes with fewer students in K-12 schools and rising competition among public and private universities, said Greg Summers, provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs. A significant increase in graduation rates recently has also contributed to overall enrollment declines.
A broad, liberal arts education continues to be critical, UW-Stevens Point Chancellor Bernie Patterson said in messages to students, faculty and staff today. “Importantly, we remain committed to ensuring every student who graduates from UW-Stevens Point is thoroughly grounded in the liberal arts, as well as prepared for a successful career path. It is critical our students learn to communicate well, solve problems, think critically and creatively, be analytical and innovative, and work well in teams. This is the value of earning a bachelor’s degree.”
UW-Stevens Point proposes expanding academic programs that have demonstrated value and demand in the region, including:
• Chemical Engineering
• Computer Information Systems
• Conservation Law Enforcement
• Fire Science
• Graphic Design
These programs have existed as options and would expand to majors. In addition, new bachelor’s (or advanced) degree programs are proposed in:
• Captive Wildlife
• Ecosystem Design and Remediation
• Environmental Engineering
• Geographic Information Science
• Master of Business Administration
• Master of Natural Resources
• Doctor of Physical Therapy
The recommendations recognize a growing preference among students for majors with clear career pathways, Summers said. “UW-Stevens Point is committed to strengthening our academic offerings while improving our liberal arts core to ensure students graduate with the knowledge and skills they will need to be successful in the future.”
To create programs that meet the evolving needs of students, UW-Stevens Point proposes shifting resources from programs where fewer students are enrolled. Discontinuing the following programs is recommended:
• American Studies
• Art – Graphic Design will continue as a distinct major
• English – English for teacher certification will continue
• History – Social Science for teacher certification will continue
• Music Literature
• Political Science
• Sociology — Social Work major will continue
Students enrolled in any major that is eventually discontinued will have the opportunity to complete their degrees. This includes students who enroll in fall 2018. Courses would continue to be taught in these fields. Minors in English, Art, History and Philosophy are among those continuing.
Additional programs in humanities and social sciences that have clear career pathways will provide opportunities to major in liberal arts fields, Summers said.
The proposal to discontinue programs must be reviewed by a campus governance committee, then the chancellor and UW System Board of Regents. Because possible program elimination may result in the layoff of some tenured faculty members, a new UW Board of Regents policy will be followed. This process is expected to begin in August. If a reduction in tenured faculty positions is recommended, cuts would occur no sooner than June 2020.
Summers described program discontinuation as difficult, painful and necessary. “If we accept the need for change, and we confront and solve the financial issues currently facing the institution, we can create a new identity for the regional public university. UW-Stevens Point can move forward with fiscal stability, new opportunities to build programs and grow enrollment, and renewed capacity to improve our service to the students and communities of central and northern Wisconsin, which are complex, diverse and ever changing.”
The point we want to make in this week's discussion is less the symbolism of arts and humanities----but to point to ALL OF THE MEDIA back during WEIMAR GERMANY-----growing global banking 1% OLD WORLD KINGS AND QUEENS fascism------and how national media and those 5% freemason/Greek arts and culture transform SOCIETAL FADS------to create whatever political or economical structure global banking TRIBES OF JUDAH-----KNIGHTS OF MALTA want to install.
Tons and tons and tons of media surrounding THE SPY----surrounding her as a STRIP TEASE artist---absolutely NO articles written explaining what THE DANCE OF SEVEN VEILS by someone HINDI EASTERN ORIENTAL with elements of PANDORA meant at the time of WEIMAR GERMANY.
This is why today during CLINTON/BUSH/OBAMA as all US media was consolidated and captured to only global banking REAL left social progressives were shouting how MOVING FORWARD would be really, really bad for all 99% of WE THE PEOPLE. This is not simply another flipping of economies ------global banking 1% are looking for THE FINAL SOLUTION. THE FINAL SOLUTION by HITLER was as far-right wing extreme wealth extreme poverty back then as THE FINAL SOLUTION ONE WORLD ONE GOVERNANCE for only the global 1% is today.
OH, REALLY???? We never found THE TRUTH to be complex, one simply needs more 99% WE THE PEOPLE MUSES in our arts and culture institutions..
'The mystery of Mata Hari still confounds Rocourt, the exhibit curator.
"The truth is very complex," he said. "I don't know what the truth is."'
Spy, Temptress, Victim? Mata Hari Still Eludes Definition
Her life and death became fodder almost overnight for one of the greatest spy stories of all time — featuring an alluring temptress who could dance, dazzle and draw secrets from the hapless military men unable to resist her
By Raf CasertPublished at 9:33 AM EDT on Oct 15, 2017
A century ago on Sunday, an exotic dancer named Mata Hari was executed by a French firing squad, condemned as a sultry Dutch double agent who supposedly caused the deaths of thousands of soldiers during World War I.
Her life and death became fodder almost overnight for one of the greatest spy stories of all time — featuring an alluring temptress who could dance, dazzle and draw secrets from the hapless military men unable to resist her.
Increasingly, though, Mata Hari — the stage name adopted by Margaretha Zelle — is also being reinterpreted as a victim of a time when a sexually liberated woman with artistic ambitions faced harsh judgment.
The irony is not missed on Yves Rocourt, curator of "Mata Hari. The Myth and the Maiden," an exhibit opening this weekend in Leeuwarden, the Dutch town where Zelle was born in 1876.
"Unfortunately, issues like money and having to sleep with someone in a position of power to achieve something are not time-related," Rocourt said.
"You cannot help but think about what is going in Hollywood at this very moment," said Julie Wheelwright, author of the biography "The Fatal Lover." ''All these allegations that are coming out now and you just wonder, 'But what's changed in 100 years?' Not much."
On a canal close to her childhood home, where vicious winds and icy temperatures can freeze the water for months, a statue erected in 1976 shows Mata Hari in her typical stage regalia. Dressed in little more than pearls and veils, she stands with legs apart and arms outstretched, ready to take on the world.
How she got to the glittering salons and theaters of Paris and Berlin before ending up in front of a firing squad was due to desperation as much as boldness.
Her comfortable youth was disrupted when her father went broke and her mother died. At age 18, she answered an ad placed by an aristocrat military officer seeking a wife. Soon, she was living in the Dutch East Indies, in what is now Indonesia.
The couple had two children despite her husband's violence and unfaithfulness and Margaretha's own fiery, flirtatious personality. After their son died, the marriage disintegrated and her ex-husband refused to pay alimony. Zelle, facing being a single mother without financial support, gave up custody of her daughter and in 1903 left for Paris, where she reinvented herself.
"I am tired of struggling against life," she wrote. The choice she saw was to "be a decent mother or live life as it is dazzlingly offered to me here."
Lourens Oldersma, who edited a book of Mata Hari's letters published late last year, said "she evolved from being a flirt into the woman that started living this loose, decadent life."
Building a dance repertoire on the sensuous temple dances she had observed in Asia, Mata Hari had her breakthrough performance at the Paris Musee Guimet on March 13, 1905. She soon became a sensation across Europe.
But the brilliant life she envisioned was expensive to maintain, especially as she got older and her popularity as an exotic dancer declined. When World War I broke out, she used her passport from a neutral country to continue traveling and took wealthy, well-connected lovers from all sides of the conflict.
The promise of a steady supply of francs to support herself persuaded Zelle to accept an offer to spy, first for Germany and then for France.
"She thought that spying was just another role. It was another kind of performance," Wheelwright said. "She was very naive."
French intelligence eventually intercepted a German telegram discussing the work of an agent codenamed H-21. The details revealed Mata Hari as a double agent two-timing France. She was arrested while having breakfast in her suite at the Elysee Palace Hotel.
During 16 interrogation sessions, she cracked and admitted to working for the Germans. At 41, she was shot at a military ground close to Paris at dawn on Oct. 15, 1917.
The rest is history — and an awful lot of books and movies, including one starring Greta Garbo. Mata Hari's story ebbs and flows with the mood of the times and geography.
"When I was talking to people in France, even until quite recently, their view was very much more that 'Here was this decadent woman who was responsible for all these deaths, so why should we feel any sympathy for her?'" Wheelwright said.
In the Netherlands, there was more ambivalence.
"They stressed more the spy story and the exotic dancer rather than the fact she was a decadent woman," Oldersma said in front of the Mara Hari statue as it was being restored for the commemorations.
With the publication of his book last year, "people started realizing that, yes, this is also a mother, and she had to go through a fight," he said.
Still, the question of who Mata Hari really was defies easy answers. One year she refused to pose naked for a painter, the next she slept with men for money. The verdict on whether the secrets she gained from her lovers' lips' doomed thousands of young Allied soldiers continues to be debated but seems increasingly unlikely.
"There is a kind of paradoxical thing going on," Wheelwright said. "On the one hand, she is very vulnerable. But then on the other hand, she's also got a sense of manipulating people."
The mystery of Mata Hari still confounds Rocourt, the exhibit curator.
"The truth is very complex," he said. "I don't know what the truth is."
The next most FAKE media and culture coming from WEIMAR GERMANY and all that global banking 1% FAR-RIGHT WING extreme wealth extreme poverty corporate FASCISM----you know, today's CLINTON/BUSH/OBAMA neo-liberal meets neo-con morphing into LIBERTARIAN MARXISM-----global corporate campus SOCIALISM was the BRAND placed by global banking media on HITLER....on STALIN.......on MAO ---all with goals of KILLING 99% OF WORKERS----while pretending they led political movements that CHAMPIONED our 99% of workers black, white, and brown citizens.
No doubt MATA HARI was a FAKE SOCIALIST/COMMUNIST according to any number of 5% freemason/Greek players. SNOPES is a right wing FAKE news outlet so we do not look for real information--we look for what they are trying to HIDE.
We will give SNOPES credit where credit was due----indeed, there was never any association with HITLER, STALIN/MAO or those few decades that always lead to these far-right, global banking corporate fascist structures-------------WITH BEING LEFT FOR GOODNESS SAKE
'The claim that the Nazis actually were leftists or socialists in any generally accepted sense of those terms flies in the face of historical reality'.
So, who was selling HITLER as left pro-worker?
Were the Nazis Socialists?
We look into the burning (at least for some) question of whether members of the National German Socialist Workers' Party were accurately classified as "socialists".
5 September 2017
The full name of Adolf Hitler’s Nazi Party, the political movement that brought him to power and supplied the infrastructure of the fascist dictatorship over which he would preside, was Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei, the National Socialist German Workers’ Party. According to historians, the complicated moniker reveals more about the image the party wanted to project and the constituency it aimed to build than it did about the Nazis’ true political goals, which were building a state based on racial superiority and brute-force governance.
Given that Nazism is traditionally held to be an extreme right-wing ideology, the party’s conspicuous use of the term “socialist” — which refers to a political system normally plotted on the far-left end of the ideological spectrum — has long been a source of confusion, not to mention heated debate among partisans seeking to distance themselves from the genocidal taint of Nazi Germany.
The debate has heated up to the point of critical mass in recent years, thanks to the rise of nationalist political movements reacting in part to stagnant economic conditions and the perceived threat of globalism, and also in part to a flood of immigrants and foreign refugees pouring into Europe and the United States because of war and economic crises abroad.
A subset of these groups, identified as ethno-nationalists, hold racially-tinged views ranging from nativism (the belief that the interests of native-born people must be defended against encroachment by immigrants) to full-on, hate-mongering white supremacy. Some of the latter openly align themselves with historical Nazism, to the point of waving swastikas, spouting anti-Semitic rhetoric, and imitating the tactics of Adolf Hitler.
Add to this mix the ascendancy of President Donald Trump, who won the 2016 election in part by courting a nativist, anti-immigrant constituency, and whose reticent condemnation of white nationalist protesters who held a rally in Charlottesville, Virginia that erupted in fatal violence in August 2017 drew howls of criticism from all but his most loyal supporters, and the urgency of sorting out these political associations begins to make sense.
The Nazi Problem
Nobody, least of all the millions of rank-and-file right-leaning Americans who voted for Donald Trump, wants to be lumped in with Nazis. It’s a fact, however, that Nazi-friendly organizations, Nazi symbols, and Nazi gestures were in evidence at the disastrous Charlottesville event, whose unfortunate title was not “Unite the Left,” but “Unite the Right.”
Although the terms “left” and “right” as used in American politics can be somewhat less than perspicuous, they are helpful in delineating the basic ideological divide between liberalism/progressivism (as embodied mainly by the Democratic Party) on one side (“the left”), and conservatism/traditionalism (as embodied mainly by the Republican Party) on the other (“the right”). Seen as a spectrum or continuum of ideologies, socialism/communism traditionally falls on the far left end of this scale, nationalism/fascism on the far right.
The Nazi problem comes down to this: As an ultra-nationalist, socially conservative, anti-egalitarian and fascist ideology, Nazism naturally falls on the extreme far-right end of the political spectrum; but if it can be successfully argued that it’s really a form of socialism, it would make more sense to place it on the far left. That being the case, it’s becoming more and more common to encounter insistent polemics like this one published on the right-wing blog UFP News:
The Nazis were left-wing socialists.
Yes, the National Socialist Workers Party of Germany, otherwise known as the Nazi Party, was indeed socialist and it had a lot in common with the modern left. Hitler preached class warfare, agitating the working class to resist “exploitation” by capitalists , particularly Jewish capitalists, of course. Their programs called for the nationalization of education, health care, transportation, and other major industries. They instituted and vigorously enforced a strict gun control regimen. They encouraged pornography, illegitimacy, and abortion, and they denounced Christians as right-wing fanatics. Yet a popular myth persists that the Nazis themselves were right-wing extremists. This insidious lie biases the entire political landscape today.
A similar argument is propounded in the 2017 book The Big Lie: Exposing the Nazi Roots of the American Left by Dinesh D’Souza, who maintains that Adolf Hitler himself was a “dedicated socialist”:
In statement after statement, Hitler could not be clearer about his socialist commitments. He said, for example, in a 1927 speech, “We are socialists. We are the enemies of today’s capitalist system of exploitation … and we are determined to destroy this system under all conditions.”
However, the assumption that because the word “socialist” appeared in the party’s name and socialist words and ideas popped up in the writings and speeches of top Nazis then the Nazis must have been actual socialists is naive and ahistorical. What the evidence shows, on the contrary, is that Nazi Party leaders paid mere lip service to socialist ideals on the way to achieving their one true goal: raw, totalitarian power.
Richard J. Evans: ‘It Would Be Wrong to See Nazism as a Form of, or an Outgrowth From, Socialism’
Despite having declared, at various times, “I am a socialist,” “We are socialists,” and similar avowals, on a personal level Hitler displayed little regard for the actual tenets of socialism, or, for that matter, socialists themselves. This excerpt from a speech Hitler gave in 1922 (quoted in William L. Shirer’s The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich, published in 1960) is indicative:
Whoever is prepared to make the national cause his own to such an extent that he knows no higher ideal than the welfare of the nation; whoever has understood our great national anthem, “Deutschland ueber Alles,” to mean that nothing in the wide world surpasses in his eyes this Germany, people and land — that man is a Socialist.
And this is what came out of Adolf Hitler’s mouth on another occasion when a comrade riled him by harping on socialism (as reported by Henry A. Turner, author of German Big Business and the Rise of Hitler, published in 1985):
Socialism! What does socialism really mean? If people have something to eat and their pleasures, then they have their socialism.
In his 2010 book Hitler: A Biography, British historian Ian Kershaw wrote that despite putting the interests of the state above those of capitalism, he did so for reasons of nationalism and was never a true socialist by any common definition of the term:
[Hitler] was wholly ignorant of any formal understanding of the principles of economics. For him, as he stated to the industrialists, economics was of secondary importance, entirely subordinated to politics. His crude social-Darwinism dictated his approach to the economy, as it did his entire political “world-view.” Since struggle among nations would be decisive for future survival, Germany’s economy had to be subordinated to the preparation, then carrying out, of this struggle. This meant that liberal ideas of economic competition had to be replaced by the subjection of the economy to the dictates of the national interest. Similarly, any “socialist” ideas in the Nazi programme had to follow the same dictates. Hitler was never a socialist. But although he upheld private property, individual entrepreneurship, and economic competition, and disapproved of trade unions and workers’ interference in the freedom of owners and managers to run their concerns, the state, not the market, would determine the shape of economic development. Capitalism was, therefore, left in place. But in operation it was turned into an adjunct of the state.
For members of the Nazi Party, in fact, defending socialism on its own terms was a risky activity which could result in ejection from the party, or worse. Of party leader and dissenter Otto Strasser (whose similarly-minded brother, Gregor, would ultimately be assassinated by the Nazis), William Shirer writes:
Unfortunately for him, he had taken seriously not only the word “socialist” but the word “workers” in the party’s official name of National Socialist German Workers’ Party. He had supported certain strikes of the socialist trade unions and demanded that the party come out for nationalization of industry. This of course was heresy to Hitler, who accused Otto Strasser of professing the cardinal sins of “democracy and liberalism.” On May 21 and 22, 1930, the Fuehrer had a showdown with his rebellious subordinate and demanded complete submission. When Otto refused, he was booted out of the party.
The plain truth, writes Historian Richard J. Evans in The Coming of the Third Reich, was that Hitler and his party saw socialism, communism, and leftism generally as inimical to everything they hoped to achieve:
In the climate of postwar counter-revolution, national brooding on the “stab-in-the-back,” and obsession with war profiteers and merchants of the rapidly mushrooming hyperinflation, Hitler concentrated especially on rabble-rousing attacks on “Jewish” merchants who were supposedly pushing up the price of goods: they should all, he said, to shouts of approval from his audiences, be strung up. Perhaps to emphasize this anti-capitalist focus, and to align itself with similar groups in Austria and Czechoslovakia, the party changed its name in February 1920 to the National Socialist German Workers’ Party….
Despite the change of name, however, it would be wrong to see Nazism as a form of, or an outgrowth from, socialism. True, as some have pointed out, its rhetoric was frequently egalitarian, it stressed the need to put common needs above the needs of the individual, and it often declared itself opposed to big business and international finance capital. Famously, too, anti-Semitism was once declared to be “the socialism of fools.” But from the very beginning, Hitler declared himself implacably opposed to Social Democracy and, initially to a much smaller extent, Communism: after all, the “November traitors” who had signed the Armistice and later the Treaty of Versailles were not Communists at all, but the Social Democrats.
What Nazism Stood For
The National Socialists completely ignored socialism’s primary aim (replacing the existing class-based society with an egalitarian one in which workers owned the means of production) and substituted their own topsy-turvy agenda, Evans writes, “replacing class with race, and the dictatorship of the proletariat with the dictatorship of the leader”:
The “National Socialists” wanted to unite the two political camps of left and right into which, they argued, the Jews had manipulated the German nation. The basis for this was to be the idea of race. This was light years removed from the class-based ideology of socialism. Nazism was in some ways an extreme counter-ideology to socialism, borrowing much of its rhetoric in the process, from its self-image as a movement rather than a party, to its much-vaunted contempt for bourgeois convention and conservative timidity.
German historian and National Socialism expert Joachim Fest characterizes this repurposing of socialist rhetoric as an act of “prestidigitation”:
This ideology took a leftist label chiefly for tactical reasons. It demanded, within the party and within the state, a powerful system of rule that would exercise unchallenged leadership over the “great mass of the anonymous.” And whatever premises the party may have started with, by 1930 Hitler’s party was “socialist” only to take advantage of the emotional value of the word, and a “workers’ party” in order to lure the most energetic social force. As with Hitler’s protestations of belief in tradition, in conservative values, or in Christianity, the socialist slogans were merely movable ideological props to serve as camouflage and confuse the enemy.
The proof was in the pudding. Not long after acquiring the reins of power, the Nazis banned the Social Democratic Party and sent its leaders and other leftists identified as threats to the National Socialist program to concentration camps. According to the Holocaust Encyclopedia:
In the months after Hitler took power, SA and Gestapo agents went from door to door looking for Hitler’s enemies. They arrested Socialists, Communists, trade union leaders, and others who had spoken out against the Nazi party; some were murdered. By the summer of 1933, the Nazi party was the only legal political party in Germany. Nearly all organized opposition to the regime had been eliminated. Democracy was dead in Germany.
Despite continuing certain Weimar-era social welfare programs, the Nazis proceeded to restrict their availability to “racially worthy” (non-Jewish) beneficiaries. In terms of labor, worker strikes were outlawed. Trade unions were replaced by the party-controlled German Labor Front, primarily tasked with increasing productivity, not protecting workers. In lieu of the socialist ideal of an egalitarian, worker-run state, the National Socialists erected a party-run police state whose governing structure was anti-democratic, rigidly hierarchical, and militaristic in nature. As to the redistribution of wealth, the socialist ideal “From each according to his ability, to each according to his need” was rejected in favor of a credo more on the order of “Take everything that belongs to non-Aryans and keep it for the master race.”
Above all, the Nazis were German white nationalists. What they stood for was the ascendancy of the “Aryan” race and the German nation, by any means necessary. Despite co-opting the name, some of the rhetoric, and even some of the precepts of socialism, Hitler and party did so with utter cynicism, and with vastly different goals. The claim that the Nazis actually were leftists or socialists in any generally accepted sense of those terms flies in the face of historical reality.
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Author: David Emery
Published:5 September 2017
REAL left social progressives NEVER lessen the realities of injustice-----so, we would never lessen the realities of HITLER'S FINAL SOLUTION as it was tied to our 99% of REAL Jewish citizens during HITLER FASCISM. This is why we discuss often that ZIONISM tied to post-WW2 had different goals for different people. Remember, we are looking today at a TRUMP and national media creating FAKE NEWS about the return of LOST TRIBES OF ISRAEL----returning ANCIENT EMPIRE OF ISRAEL to a united kingdom. This is ZIONISM----it was the intent of HITLER in his final solution as his earliest goals in targeting Jewish citizens as those population groups fascism targets-----was DEPORTING those Jewish citizens MOVING FORWARD ONE WORLD ONE GOVERNANCE as the FINAL SOLUTION.What happened during all these crazy global banking 1% and OLD WORLD KINGS AND QUEENS' push towards NEW WORLD ORDER----was failure to secure in time that ZIONIST space in HOLY LAND.
WW2 WAS a brutal tragedy for our 99% of REAL Jewish citizens---it was a tragedy too for all 99% of WE THE PEOPLE black, white, and brown citizens.
Who is one of the TOP GUN global banking 5% players MOVING FORWARD ONE WORLD ONE GOVERNANCE for only the global 1%?
OPRAH WORKING FOR THE FINAL SOLUTION.
The plans for NEW WORLD ORDER back in late 1800s early 1900s was always known to be the LAST CHANGING OF SOCIETAL ORDER. All of those FAKE 5% religious leaders ---Jewish, Protestant, Catholic, Muslim, Hindi/Buddhist KNOW THIS.
The Final Solution
Professor Elie Wiesel
Night, chosen in January 2006 as an Oprah's Book Club selection, has become one of the most important books of our time since it was first published in French in 1958. It is the story of author Elie Wiesel's childhood and the daily terrors he endured inside the German death camps. The autobiographical work recalls the unspeakable horrors Professor Wiesel witnessed during World War II as 6 million Jewish men, women and children were wiped off the face of the earth—including most of his own family.
Adolph Hitler, photograph courtesy of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
The evil that Elie Wiesel witnessed is known as the Holocaust, a mass murder meticulously planned and executed by Nazi Germany.
Systematic persecution of European Jews began as soon as the Nazis gained control of Germany's government in 1933. Within two years, the party decreed the Nuremberg Race Laws, which deprived Jews of German citizenship. In 1938, Kristallnacht, a government-organized attack, resulted in the destruction of synagogues, businesses and homes in Germany, Austria and Czechoslovakia. Soon Jews were forced to wear the Star of David sewn to their clothing.
Auschwitz, Poland (1945), Associated Press, AP
Desperate after the Great Depression, Germans embraced Adolf Hitler's promise of riches to those he dubbed "the master race"—Aryans of pure German blood. On September 1, 1939, Germany invaded Poland and started World War II. The German army immediately began isolating the Jewish population in ghettos.
In 1942, Nazis declared "The Final Solution," a plan to murder all European Jews. The widespread deportation of Jewish families from the ghettos to concentration camps began.
The gate at Auschwitz, photograph courtesy of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Throughout the 1930s and '40s, Nazis established thousands of concentration camps in Eastern Europe. In a small Polish town stands one of the most notorious and massive camps—Auschwitz. The complex spans 6,720 acres—almost half the size of Manhattan. Auschwitz consisted of three large subcamps: Auschwitz I, the torture center; Auschwitz II, or Birkenau, the point of arrival and main death factory; and Buna, the work camp.
In the beginning, prisoners were executed, starved or worked to death. Soon a faster method of killing evolved, allowing Nazis to murder thousands of people at a time—gas chambers.
Auschwitz was the Holocaust's most productive death camp. Seventy-five percent of those who arrived were immediately sent to the gas chambers, mostly women and children; the remaining were deemed fit to become slave laborers.
Based on declassified war-time intelligence reports, the Allies likely knew about the Nazis' plans to destroy Europe's Jews—as early as the summer of 1942. Nearly 5 million more Jews would be killed before the camps were finally liberated in 1945.
Elie Wiesel and Oprah Winfrey
Now a Nobel Peace Prize winner, prolific author, professor and world-renowned humanitarian, Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel returns to Auschwitz with Oprah to walk the camp's hallowed grounds. Join them on their journey in Oprah's Book Club.
We have known that this coming NEW WORLD ORDER MOVED FORWARD in raging brutality through 20th century was touted by global banking 1% and those OLD WORLD KINGS AND QUEENS as the LAST ----FINAL SOLUTION ---to economic and societal structural changes. The MOVING FORWARD of far-right, authoritarian, militaristic, extreme wealth extreme poverty LIBERTARIAN MARXIST global corporate campus FOREIGN ECONOMIC ZONES as SMART CITIES----is indeed being built as a final solution where 99% WE THE PEOPLE AMERICAN or global citizens will not see a reversal back to civilized society.
This is why today's few decades of CLINTON/BUSH/OBAMA----as WEIMAR GERMANY is advancing public policy designed to kill all civilized advances making the FINAL SOLUTION being 3000BC for 99% of citizens.
ONE WORLD ONE TECHNOLOGY ENERGY GRID is goal of MOVING FORWARD FINAL SOLUTION
These poor 5% freemason/Greeks never free to be their own person--always doing ANYTHING global banking 1% tells them.
WORLD ORDER "LAST DANCE"
WORLD ORDERライブ「恋の第三次世界大戦」再演！ 日時：2018年８月１１日（土）〜８月１２日（日）…
'WORLD ORDER* suited up to release their new and last track for 2013. *LAST DANCE* is a visual and lyrical political commentary on Japan's energy policies'
This is how REAL left social progressives KNOW all today's national and international media pretending these political leaders are angry at one another when they work for the same global banking 1% OLD WORLD KINGS AND QUEENS----is WEIMAR GERMANY MYTH-MAKING. Remember, MOVING FORWARD to WW 3 has goals of involving all of Europe, Asia, Arabia as well as civil unrest and civil wars inside US and Canada.......that is why Trump must offend everyone.
Merkel Urges Europe to Step Up in Trump’s New World Order
7 June 2018, 7:42 AM 7 June 2018, 3:16 AM
(Bloomberg) -- Chancellor Angela Merkel made a forceful pitch for Europe to play a more assertive role in global affairs as U.S. President Donald Trump dismantles the post-World War II order, setting the stage for a potential tense standoff at the Group of Seven summit this week.
The German leader again questioned the durability of trans-Atlantic relations by referring to eye-raising comments she made over a year ago in which she said that “the times when we could fully rely on others are to some extent over.” Those words, spoken at a beer-tent election rally, were a reaction to Trump hectoring European leaders for not spending enough on defense at a North Atlantic Treaty Organization summit in Brussels. Since then, more fuel has been added to the fire.
“That was my takeaway from the NATO summit, and in the meantime I continue to feel confirmed by my statement,” Merkel said in Munich on Wednesday, this time to a meeting of the European People’s Party, a grouping of center-right parties in the European Parliament.
In addition to the disruptive effects of the rift in NATO and Trump’s exit from the Paris global climate treaty, Merkel pointed to the fresh conflict over trade and the U.S. leader’s withdrawal from the Iran nuclear accord last month.
“All of that confirms the assessment that the world is being reorganized,” Merkel told the EPP.
The German chancellor has taken a firmer stance leading up to the two-day G-7 gathering in Canada, which starts Friday. Earlier on Wednesday, Europe’s most experienced government leader vowed to challenge Trump on trade and climate, saying the lack of room for compromise means leaders may fail to agree on a final statement.
Trump’s “America First” doctrine shows that “we have a serious problem with multilateral agreements,” Merkel told German lawmakers, adding that failure to reach common ground could lead to the highly unusual step of host Canada issuing a concluding statement not agreed to by all participants.
With Trump’s unpredictable leadership and the U.S. turn toward isolationism, Merkel said that the European Union needs to hone its response to a raft of issues in an environment in which global institutions need to be “newly proven.”
The 28-member bloc -- soon to lose the U.K. after the 2016 referendum to exit the EU -- managed to grapple with a financial meltdown and the biggest influx of refugees since World War II only with “great effort,” Merkel said. “But we don’t have a sufficient foundation to confront crises of the future,” she added, underscoring her push for reforms.
To give the region more political heft, she called for joint action on security and migration, saying the bloc should “Europeanize” its presence on the United Nations Security Council. A rotating group of about 10 member states could work with veto-power France and the European Commission in order to “speak with one European voice” on the global stage, the chancellor said.
The effort involves resolving tensions over migration. The contentious issue has driven a wedge between states calling for asylum seekers to be distributed within the bloc and those -- particularly in central and eastern Europe -- insisting migrants must be kept out.
“I’ll tell you very openly and deeply seriously, if we don’t manage to form a common response to illegal immigration, then certain foundations of the European Union will be placed in question,” Merkel said, citing freedom of movement across the EU’s borders.
We want to be sure our US 99% WE THE PEOPLE remember what brutal, far-right wing global banking 1% OLD WORLD KINGS AND QUEENS' authoritarian extreme wealth extreme poverty looked like last century------the amount of police, security, surveillance infrastructure to keep 99% of citizens behind an IRON CURTAIN with far-right with authoritarian MARXISM enslaving all those citizens black, white, and brown citizens living under constant fear-mongering, absolutely no freedom, privacy, or justice----was the reason the EASTERN BLOCK with USSR=====the Chinese under MAO =====the 99% of Germans under HITLER had to build ESCAPE ROUTES that made US HARRIET TUBMAN look like child's play.
So, MOVING FORWARD CLINTON/BUSH/OBAMA as WEIMAR GERMANY followed by TRUMP as HITLER getting his brutal groove on-----is history repeating itself---why would ANY US 99% WE THE PEOPLE or our new 99% immigrant citizens want to allow THAT GOAL AS THE FINAL SOLUTION?
Who is pushing these FINAL SOLUTION policies? That global banking 5% freemason/Greek player black, white, and brown citizens----5% FAKE religious Jewish, Protestant, Catholic, Muslim, Hindi/Buddhist players----those 5% FAKE civil rights labor rights players------those 5% media and cultural arts STARS.
What Red Deer Tell Us About Our Dangerous Iron Curtain Obsession
The way the media mishandled a years-old story about the behavior of wildlife where Germany and the Czech Republic meet feeds and legitimizes many people’s visions of impermeable physical borders or solid inter-ethnic lines.
Mar 11, 2014
Why wouldn't the Czech deer cross the former Iron Curtain?
What sounds like a botched first-grader joke is an old story that again made headlineslast month. At its heart lies a real zoological conundrum that has long occupied wildlife researchers in two adjacent national parks, Germany's Bavarian Forest and the Czech Republic's Šumava (Bohemian Forest). How come "the deer on either side of the former Iron Curtain roam along" but not across the one-time border? Since 2005, Czech and German professionals, in search of answers, have employed telemetric collars to map the animals' migratory patterns, publishing their first study in 2011. But we are not talking about just any recalcitrant fawn. As taxonomic irony would have it, at stake is none less than the red deer, Cervus elaphus. And media reports, mostly based on the same Deutsche Presse-Agentur (DPA) release, were quick to latch onto the three-letter adjective and expose the species' "brainwashed" nature for readers far and wide. The resulting press narrative is thus not about the deer—it is about us.
At a time when the media world is abuzz with the "new Cold War" speculations over Russia's violation of Ukraine's sovereignty in Crimea, and with accounts of border violence elsewhere (the increase in deadly shootings at the U.S.-Mexican border is but an example), the red deer narrative speaks to the fraught political potential of the age-old romantic penchant for projecting our thoughts and emotions onto nature. At the same time, it suggests that nature is well ahead of us—at least where borders are concerned.
What are we looking for when we dramatize the story of the red deer, stripping the animal of instincts to endow it with a "mental wall"?
The language of the story's news coverage invites us to picture animals with strong traditions and beliefs—essentially, to imagine the deer as our anthropomorphic alter egos. There is no mention of instincts. Rather, the Iron Curtain still "lives on the minds" of these four-legged inhabitants of mid-continental Sylvania. Most "wouldn't dare jump the border," since they "infallibly respect" the separation. If one were to believe the papers, not even fauna is free from the so-called "mental wall," a term for the psychological impact of the decades-long East-West separation. Even though such a wall is, in fact, ours entirely.
What exactly accounts for the global resurgence of a study already profiled in 2009 and published in 2011? For one, there is our enduring (and disturbingly cross-cultural) fascination with Cold War drama—especially its Iron Curtain variety. We are addicted to revisiting the divide's dark and suspenseful effects: double agents, fractured families, heroic escapes, villainous patrols, tragic bodies trapped in barbed wire. They satisfy a range of our habits and needs, from purifying emotional catharsis to voyeuristic disaster porn. During the Cold War, a vast arsenal of such stock images helped propagate Iron Curtain awareness in the West (the East remained mum, by comparison). Since 1989, a similar reserve has continued to drive tourist economies in such cities as Germany's capital Berlin. As things stand, we'd better hope to never see this reserve activated for a new Cold War.
Even back in the day, the catalog of dire calamities and vibrant hopes was hardly universal. All Iron Curtain segments, it turns out, were not created equal. The infamous inter-German border, in the news almost constantly, regularly obliged with thrills and chills. But our deer's habitat, the spruce-covered hills between Germany and Czechoslovakia, failed to titillate to the same extent. It belonged to Central Europe's largest forested area—a sparsely populated and sleepy neck of the woods. Occasionally, these environs and nearby areas did set the stage for some spectacular escapes, publicized in Germany and the U.S. But more often than not, as I discovered while writing a book about western civilians' interventions in this Cold War landscape, the locals had to dramatize "their" part of the border. Some kindled new religious cults around Eastern-bloc crucifixes, vandalized and tossed across the border by "godless communists." Others turned to pagan folklore, predicting that the region's spooky saga characters—kobolds and their ilk—will return to haunt the red offenders. These people hoped to draw attention to their economically depressed homes, underfunded and rendered remote from the traditional markets. They sought to attract visitors and to cast themselves as guardians of the West's limit. Their motivations are explicable. But what are ours? What are we looking for when we dramatize the story of the red deer, stripping the animal of instincts to endow it with a "mental wall"?
There is more to it than either catharsis or disaster porn. Cold War nostalgia—the longing for certainty, "moral clarity and superiority" that has flickered on our TV and cinema screens for a while—is yet another possible explanation for our lasting obsession with all things red. And the Iron Curtain continues to stand for one such certainty, no matter how hard historians labor to uncover its porosity and constructedness. Not even academics are immune to this certainty's allure: A reviewer of my national grant application a few years ago was outraged that I dared to debunk "the entire concept of the 'iron curtain' as the symbol of the Cold War." Having grown up behind the Iron Curtain, I wondered why anyone would want to hold on to such a symbol in the first place.
Alas, Cold War nostalgia is not all fun with The Americans, new James Bond novels, or Mr. Peabody (a canine expat from The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show, 1959-1964), coming to theaters near you this month. As any longing, it is rarely satisfied with marveling at the comforts of the past. It begs us to move them into the present. This is why indulging in our Iron Curtain fantasies, whether with humans or animals as protagonists, is dangerous in a world where new borders rise faster than the old ones fall. Recent examples are neither few nor far between.
On February 9th, Swiss citizens voted to restrict immigration and free movement of people, despite the treaties the country had signed with the European Union to assure the contrary. At the U.S.-Mexican border, the death toll had risen so steeply that the U.S. Border Patrol chief Michael J. Fisher had to announce new rules for handling incidents on March 7th. Anti-Roma sentiments are "unprecedented" in such countries as Hungary. The list could go on. Against this political backdrop, the worldwide diffusion of the red deer story feeds and legitimizes many people's visions of impermeable physical borders or solid inter-ethnic lines.
We can tell this story differently—the way Czech and German zoologists have been for years, homing in on unity, not separation. This plot has yet to make it into the papers. For the red deer project coordinators Marco Heurich and Pavel Šustr, the goals have been to reconstruct a single ecosystem of the Bavarian and Šumava Forests and improve trans-boundary cooperation. And what about the Bambies? To double-check, I contacted Heurich, whose quotes the DPA report had pulled to overly dramatic effect. Certainly, he wrote back, the deer, doe in particular, have strong behavioral patterns that they pass on to their offspring. But everything else is sheer "anthropomorphization."
It all started, Heurich clarified, with the exact opposite of the last month's media headlines. In the early 1980s, if not earlier, the deer actually crossed into the border instead of stopping at it. At the time, the Iron Curtain—a land strip with a series of physical obstacles sandwiched between the actual state border and the fence on the eastern interior, often several hundred feet wide—became a safe haven for wildlife. Inside this space, there were no hunters and plenty of fodder. After 1989, hunting resumed, which is why the red deer have since eschewed the former partition: Safety and food come first. The deer, Heurich underscores, "have no border instincts." It's time we followed suit.