Re: Capitalists and concentration camps

From: Mike Lorrey (
Date: Mon Oct 02 2000 - 09:38:23 MDT wrote:

> Ron, its not a matter, I believe, of describing the nazis as capitalist.
> Their economic systems were just like Mussolini's fascism. But I feel I need
> to at least give history its due, and understand that many people who were of
> capitalist bent, did business with the nazis, and were enthusiastic
> supporters, and suppliers to the nazi movement; its policies, its
> infrastructure, and so forth. Very few of the small shopkeepers, and
> industrial barrons, contributed to this system, purely out of fear.

US Industrialist Armand Hammer traded with the Communists for 50 years, does that
make the Soviets into capitalists??? I didn't think so. Just because Nazis did
business with capitalists does not make them capitalists, any more than you could
say that Mitterand was not a socialist either.

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