The average Russian worker had never experienced such good times! Men and women were equal in every field, and children’s rights were recognised and respected! All adults over 18 years old could vote, education was free for all and truly universal! Industrial output and agricultural were booming as the Soviet State combined full employment together with scientific organisation, planning and advanced technology! Non-Europeans (including the Chinese and Koreans amongst many others, including Africans and African-Americans) frequented the schools, factories, medical centres and sporting facilitates! The Workers and Peasant Red Army employed men and women and explored many and different ways of projecting the USSR. The population expressed their gratitude and support by continuously ‘voting’ Joseph Stalin into Office (yes, the Soviet population participated in numerous and many democratic elections)!
Quite often, these men had to assist in the killing of their own family members. When working in the clearing of dead bodies from the floors of gas chambers – many Jewish workers would encounter the corpses of dead relatives. This physical and psychological abuse would go on for a few months before the Jewish volunteers would have themselves to submit to the very same process of extermination. Assisting the Nazi Germans often bought around three extra months of life for the individuals concerned. Describing this process is vital for understanding why the ideology of Nazism cannot be allowed to flourish once again in the world! Anyone of us could be a victim of this process!
During tis capitalist adventure, the US was supposedly ‘protecting’ US interests in North China as the US-supported Dictator – Chiang Kai-Shek moved to crush the Northern Warlord Government of ‘Beiyang’. Ironically, America was backing both sides but uses its military in ‘defending’ the Northern Government. Chiang Kai-Shek was a not only a Christian convert – but during the 1928 Northern Expedition he ordered his troops to attack and destroy the famous ‘Shaolin Temple’ situated in Henan – an act intended to impress his Western, Christian-backers! Smedley Butler was merely being asked to inflict the same fascist conditions on the American people that he had inflicted on others all over the world in the name of US capitalism!
This cheap metal medal has a swastika on the obverse. On the reverse – the Star of David. This seemingly impossible combination is part of
It is incredible to learn that the Labour Unions of the US ‘excluded’ ALL non-White workers from acquiring membership virtually from day one of that
Translator’s Note: Wilhelm Münzenberg was a very wealthy and well-educated ethnic German and Citizen of the German Reich. He lived a life of opulence and luxury –