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The Role of Small States in the Post-cold War Era: The Case of Belarus (Enlarged Edition) By Dmitry Shlapentokh, Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College
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The United States is not the only global center as it was in the first years of post-Cold War era. Nor are there just two superpowers–the United States and the Union of Soviet Socialist... More > Republics–that define the course of global events. The new multipolarity implies the presence of several centers of power that will provide the opportunity for small states such as Belorussia to move from one center of power to the other and/or engage in sort of geopolitical “ménage de troix.” During the last 10 years or so, Belorussia moved from Russia to the European Union and back, while at the same time engaging in relationships with Iran and China. While relationships with Russia and the European Union have not been stable, the story is different with China and Iran. Belorussia has always maintained a good relationship with both countries, especially with China. This demonstrates the increasing role of Asia in geopolitical arrangements now and in the future.< Less
Jewish Domination of Weimar Germany By Echart Verlag
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This book was was the National Socialist government’s attempt to explain the rationale behind their moves to restrict Jewish influence in Germany. Using official demographics, this work showed... More > that Jews were massively over-represented in all fields of German social and economic life—except that of farming and creative work. It lists the ownership of mass media in Weimar Germany, the astonishing financial scandals, Communism and political subversion, degenerate theater, sexual psychology, Communist indoctrination in educational institutions and the media—all of which was predominantly Jewish in origin. A series of appendixes reveals: - The measures taken by the Nazi state against Jews; - Details of the Havaara transfer Agreement in which the Nazis and Zionists worked together to send Jews to Palestine; - The World Jewish declaration of war against Germany in 1933; and - A series of parallels between Weimar Germany and the present-day United States of America, showing exactly the same trends.< Less
Jewish Domination of Weimar Germany By Echart Verlag
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This book was was the National Socialist government’s attempt to explain the rationale behind their moves to restrict Jewish influence in Germany. Using official demographics, this work showed... More > that Jews were massively over-represented in all fields of German social and economic life—except that of farming and creative work. It lists the ownership of mass media in Weimar Germany, the astonishing financial scandals, Communism and political subversion, degenerate theater, sexual psychology, Communist indoctrination in educational institutions and the media—all of which was predominantly Jewish in origin. A series of appendixes reveals: - The measures taken by the Nazi state against Jews; - Details of the Havaara transfer Agreement in which the Nazis and Zionists worked together to send Jews to Palestine; - The World Jewish declaration of war against Germany in 1933; and - A series of parallels between Weimar Germany and the present-day United States of America, showing exactly the same trends.< Less
Picturing Recent Futures By Interdisiciplinary Arts
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The aim of this workshop, which was led by Srdjan Jovanovic Weiss, was to produce a series of staged photographic pictures about dormant aspects of iconic, fantastical and abstract architecture... More > proposed in the name of a certain type of social imaginary or collectivity. This was be done by staging and photographing a series of architectural models of monuments identified from the Socialist era around the world as well as volumetric models of projects that Normal Architecture Office (NAO) is doing at the moment. A comprehensive atlas of typologies across the socialist systems is currently being researched by NAO in collaboration with Tyler School of Art and Architecture were explored. Peculiar and strange examples like some unknown monuments from Yugoslavia, seceded Soviet Republics, North Korea and Libya—were under the scrutiny of the studio. Some architecturally known Socialist monuments by Oscar Niemeyer and some other Latin American architects also were represented.< Less
Bolshevism from Moses to Lenin By Dietrich Eckhart
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First published in 1925 after it was found among the paper of Dietrich Eckhart, this work represents an accurate insight into Dietrich’s worldview, significant because he was one of the... More > original founders of the Deutsche Arbeiterpartei (German Workers’ Party— DAP), which in February 1920 changed its name to the Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei (National Socialist German Workers Party—NSDAP). This work provides a penetrating look at the role of the Jews in world history, from Biblical times to the 20th century, by the poet and playwright to whom Hitler dedicated Mein Kampf. It is a lucid exposition of Jewish psychology, motives, and methods of operating. It also provides new, valuable insight into the meaning of the Old Testament.< Less
Ghanaian Politics Today By Kwame Okoampa-Ahoofe
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Since 1992, Ghana has reverted from a populist, pseudo-socialist dictatorship to a constitutional democracy. In this volume of articles and short-essays, Okoampa-Ahoofe highlights some of both the... More > incentives and impediments which characterize this new ideological dispensation of Ghana’s so-called Fourth Republic.< Less
Ghanaian Politics Today By Kwame Okoampa-Ahoofe
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Since 1992, Ghana has reverted from a populist, pseudo-socialist dictatorship to a constitutional democracy. In this volume of articles and short-essays, Okoampa-Ahoofe highlights some of both the... More > incentives and impediments which characterize this new ideological dispensation of Ghana’s so-called Fourth Republic.< Less
THE IRON CURTAIN KID By OLIVER FRITZ
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Ever wondered what it must have been like growing up behind the Iron Curtain, on the wrong side of the Berlin Wall? Would your days have been haunted by the shadow of the omnipresent secret service,... More > the Stasi, or was reality somewhat more mundane? In this humorous and touching memoir, Oliver Fritz takes us behind the myths, into a world of bottled fruit, corny commie jokes, socialist folk songs, sticky-taped plastic bags and Trabant cars. Where kids are counting the years to retirement, pensioners have no qualms breaking the law, holidays involve smuggling western newspapers from the Soviet Union or money to Czechoslovakia and being mistaken for a westerner is a teen’s dream. Underpinning daily life in the German Democratic Republic is Oliver’s longing to know what things are like on the other side of the Wall…and the mixed feelings that result when, with the help of a tin of mushrooms, he finally begins to find out for himself… Visit www.ironcurtainkid.com for more info.< Less
Revolutionary Fascism By Erik Norling
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Benito Mussolini (1893 – 1945) is the living image of Fascism and one of the most well known historical figures ever, the antonomasia of a Dictator: nevertheless few are the ones aware that... More > early in the 20th century he was the coming man of the Italian Revolutionary Socialism, headed to represent the Socialist Party, in which everyone had high hopes for the overthrowing of the so-called “bourgeois system”, when Socialism was still revolutionary and hostile to Capitalism. Lenin said of him: “in Italy, comrades, in Italy there is only a Socialist capable of guiding the people towards the revolution, Benito Mussolini”, soon after the Duce would lead a revolution, but a Fascist one… In “Revolutionary Fascism” Erik Norling, author of “Blood in the Snow: The Russo-Finnish War” (Shelf Books, 2001), acquaints us not only with the Revolutionary and Socialist roots of primeval Fascism but also describes the Italian Social Republic period, at the end of the war, when these values reemerged in its utmost purity.< Less
A Gladness in the Eyes, A Novel By Grady Ross Daugherty
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This is a journey to a wondrous and hopefully-not-too-distant future. It is a love story, and more. It shows us a new and different United States through the eyes of Alan West, a... More > cryogenically-preserved time traveler. The advanced technology we encounter is stunning, but even more so is the transformation of economy, politics and culture. A Gladness… reaffirms our cooperative human nature. It inspires optimism at a time when our species is threatened in so many ways. It answers two enormously important questions: Why have socialist experiments failed thus far in many countries? And, why has the transition to a socialist republic in the U.S. been so problematic? Among the book’s provocative elements, it is established that there is absolutely no contradiction between spiritual faith and authentic, workable socialism. Embark on a sometimes humorous, sometimes shocking literary adventure—buckle your seat belt. It will be quite a ride!< Less