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The tag '1934 Coup' is associated with 28 posts.

That 30’s Show

Many commentators have observed the ominous parallels between our present fiscal crisis and the economic factors that led to the Great Depression and the rise of fascism, although few note the connections between consummately powerful political and economic forces and the sad, tragic events that resulted from their policies.


“Austerity” Equals Fascism, Part I: The Republicans are Nazis

Descended from political/economic interests that supported Hitler, tried to overthrow Franklin Roosevelt and did kill JFK, the GOP manifests the heritage of decades of covert operations that brought Third Reich veterans into the American political mainstream. The upcoming election may determine the fate of our civilization.


Memorial Day Post: The Past Isn’t Dead and Buried, It Isn’t even Past

As America remembers its dead from fallen wars, it is incumbent upon us to remember what caused those wars, and for what ideals our soldiers fought. The political and economic forces that precipitated World War II are only too much with us today, and the commentary by Dorothy Thompson and James Stewart Martin has never been more relevant.


RIP Charles Higham

Charles Higham, author of important exposés about fascism, has passed. His work highlighted Nazi Fifth columnists in the west, including American industrialists and financiers and the 1934 coup attempt against FDR.


Fascism and the Dangers of Economic Concentration

A 1980 broadcast highlights economic concentration and its historical relationship to fascism. The issue of the “1%” versus the “99%” is not new.


Francois Mitterand’s Fascist Past and the Formation of the European Monetary Union

French president Mitterand hatched idea for the Euro, was German agent from World War II on. French Holocaust collaborator Rene Bousquet financed Mitterand’s political career in postwar period.


Reflections on “Occupy Wall Street”: Fascism is Capitalism on Full-Auto

Dubbed “The Corporate State” by Mussolini, who invented the term, fascism might be thought of as “Capitalism on Full Auto.”


Plane Speaking in D.C.

Remarkably, small planes seem to be able to intrude into White House and Camp David air space, rather like during the Clinton years. Is Obama receiving a message?


Repost: FTR #602 The Plot to Seize the White House – Interview with Jules Archer

Liberty League, industrialists, financiers orchestrated the 1934 coup plot; General Smedley Butler betrayed the plot; media suppressed accurate reportage.


FTR #602 The Plot to Seize the White House: Interview with Jules Archer

Liberty League, industrialists, financiers orchestrated the 1934 coup plot; General Smedley Butler betrayed the plot; media suppressed accurate reportage.