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with Chris Hedges
RT America on Feb 22, 2020
On the show this week Chris Hedges talks to Professor Benjamin Hett about the collapse of democracy in Germany’s Weimar Republic which lead to fascism, and what features of the collapse are applicable to the democratic experiment in America.
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by Gaither Stewart
Writer, Dandelion Salad
December 16, 2019
I find surprising the detailed manner in which history repeats itself. The result of the landslide described here seems to have been replicated in the USA of our times in ways that all of us witness each day. The Germany of say 1939 seems like the blueprint for the US role in the world of today.
by Dr. Ellen Hodgson Brown
May 20, 2009
“It was horrible. Horrible! Like lightning it struck. No one was prepared. The shelves in the grocery stores were empty.You could buy nothing with your paper money.
– Harvard University law professor Friedrich Kessler on on the Weimar Republic hyperinflation (1993 interview)