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UNDERSTANDING POWER THE INDISPENSABLE CHOMSKY
Edited by Peter R. Mitchell and John Schoeffel.
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QUOTE OF THE WEEK:
"Actually, the German businessmen who supported Hitler were probably thinking about the same thing in
1937 and '38. They'd been perfectly happy to pay off the Nazis to organize the population on the basis of
fear, hatred, racism and jingoism, in order to beat down the German labor movement and kill off the
Communists there -- but of course, onces the Nazis got into power they had their own agenda...Well,
something similar has been happening in the United States and people are worried about it.... They think:
"Look, we've unleashed the demon -- now it's going to go after the interests of really rich people."
---Understanding Power, chapter 10.