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Zyobot

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I know.
These people just don't know history.
Like freaking Goebelles is a master at information
More precisely, "Goebbels" was a propaganda maestro who — much like the upper-class, blue-checkmark progressives on Twitter — had a journalism degree that he used to full effect as Hitler's lackey.

Not to mention having surprisingly anti-capitalist views that rendered him more of an ultra-racist (economic) leftist, rather than the straight-up, far-right boogeyman the Nazis are usually portrayed as.
 

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More precisely, "Goebbels" was a propaganda maestro who — much like the upper-class, blue-checkmark progressives on Twitter — had a journalism degree that he used to full effect as Hitler's lackey.

Not to mention having surprisingly anti-capitalist views that rendered him more of an ultra-racist (economic) leftist, rather than the straight-up, far-right boogeyman the Nazis are usually portrayed as.
Nazi ideology overall were leftists. Even outside the economic arena (where they were as Left as Left can go), they had some traditionalist ideas... mixed with a whole shitbag of progressive ones.
 

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Nazi ideology overall were leftists. Even outside the economic arena (where they were as Left as Left can go), they had some traditionalist ideas... mixed with a whole shitbag of progressive ones.
They were socialists.German racist socialists which dabbled in occult shit,but still socialists.
In fairness, I’d still say the Nazis were somewhat to the right of the communists, mainly because the “pro-business” faction that won out tolerated private property and corporate interests that still acted at the behest of the state. Basically, their approach was more “FDR as Dictator for Life!” Keynesianism than full-blown racial communism — though yes, that’s still quite far to the economic left.

(That said, I’d also suspect an ATL scenario in which Röhm and the SA spearhead a coup to overthrow Hitler would catapult Germany all the way into National Commieland, revolutionary anti-capitalism and all. Sure, I doubt it’d last all that long before being crushed by the neighboring liberal democracies, but if you want an ultra-left Third Reich that’s significantly harder to retroactively cast off as far-right than IOTL… well, there ya’ go.)
 
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