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Anonymous

Posted on 2018-09-26 02:43:14 (Flag for deletion)

Is there a version of this with better resolution/not compressed to shit?

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Anonymous

Posted on 2018-09-24 01:00:10 (Flag for deletion)

All wave-length Radiola Octava-57

By now the country is gone, as is the factory it was made in, and it continues to work!

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Anonymous

Posted on 2018-09-18 01:18:19 (Flag for deletion)

w e w

Anonymous

Posted on 2018-09-18 20:17:26 (Flag for deletion)

> w e w
But it's true tho... Jenner here has done nothing to deserve being called woman of the year, just rode a new wave of popularity on his bourgeoisie idpoling, and the liberals lapped that shit right up. Curie was an independent woman who made scientific discoveries and determined through actions to be equal to men. And disregarded societies judgments when, after her husband's death, she waited a while and began dating another man she liked.

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Anonymous

Posted on 2018-09-14 06:03:50 (Flag for deletion)

This is a great exaggeration and lacks a lot of necessary context. While the GDR did indeed have a large internal security apparatus, considering the backdrop of a much larger and richer FRG constantly trying to subvert them and take them over, it is perhaps understandable. In 1987 there was 91,000 secret policemen, a significant amount but what is often done disingenuously is to attribute all of the GDR's internal security forces and employees as members or secret agents of the Stasi, which they were not. There was 15,646 regular police, 6226 police liaisons with neighbourhood watch groups, 8294 criminal police, 6212 traffic police, 31,555 National Guard troops (11,000 of which are included in regular secret policeman numbers), 8526 prison guards and 3337 immigration officers (not including the additional 10,000 of the 91,000 secret police figure also directly involved in emigration affairs). It should be noted that fewer ordinary police were needed in the GDR because the socialist system attacked the underlying causes of crime instead of merely punishing offenders. In 1988, for example, there was 7 acts of crime committed in the GDR per 1000 residents to 71 acts of crime per thousand residents in the FRG. It should also be noted that most of the secret police's work in the GDR were security checks on those who wanted to visit the FRG and most of their arrests were concerned with those attempting to illegally migrate to the west. The total number of people who had given information to the Stasi at some point in the organisations existence for whatever reason was roughly 600,000, though only 174,000 were listed as informants by the Stasi in 1989. The 174,000 figure is mostly made up of communist party members who would cooperate with the Stasi if needed, generally providing information such as worker morale, the mood of the public regarding the general economic and political situation etc and were rarely if ever contacted. Only 2% of Stasi personnel (about 4000 people) were involved in spying and surveillance of suspected dissidents. Only 430 agents were utilised in the infamous telephone or room buggings with most of this work being used against foreign embassies and missions, contrary to what Stasiland and The Lives of Others might portray. Most Stasi informants were paid nothing and simply acted out of a sense of responsibility of office (ie being an official in the SED or having an important job with its accompanying social expectations) or patriotism and a desire to cooperate with the authorities.

‚ÄčThe suggestion that the Stasi would lie about their documents for their own internal use to somehow play down their numbers or their prolificacy is simply unfounded and lacks merit.

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Anonymous

Posted on 2018-09-14 04:51:10 (Flag for deletion)

https://web.archive.org/web/20180912044213/http://www.latimes.com/business/...rices-20180911-story.html

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Anonymous

Posted on 2018-09-13 01:20:28 (Flag for deletion)

Or, or, or there is things called progression, evolution and growth

Anonymous

Posted on 2018-09-13 02:27:52 (Flag for deletion)

Where does this post argue that there isn't those things? The poster this post was replying to said that the difference between lefties and righties is that leftists believe society is good; this definitely isn't true, and even romanticizing tribal society comes with serious pitfalls.

Anonymous

Posted on 2018-09-13 04:20:45 (Flag for deletion)

It suggests that society changes because its never good, which is fallacious. Society has inevitable rises, peaks and falls in its development, that is why the Marxist theory states that capitalism will inevitably fall and transition to socialism and that would peak in communism, which is Marx's predicted end point for human societal development in terms of being 'civilized' as per dialectical analysis. Leftists don't think society is inherently good, liberals and naive new-comers believe that, Any leftist or self-aware human being will know better. The point is not that society (tribalist, feudalist, capitalist whatever) was at one time good, but is now obsolete in its thinking. Dialectical Materialism outright rejects the idea of romanticization and the idea of good or evil. It is an objective analysis of historical and present cause and effect to make a predictive estimate.

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Anonymous

Posted on 2018-08-16 23:15:51 (Flag for deletion)

"highly decentralized form of government, anti-militarism and anti-imperialism"

...then why the hell was he in the Nazi party???

Anonymous

Posted on 2018-09-11 21:48:37 (Flag for deletion)

The Nazi Party was a different thing at that point. There's a reason his brother got purged in the Night of The Long Knives.

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Anonymous

Posted on 2018-09-08 02:02:46 (Flag for deletion)

Translation:
"The USSR is facing dire economic crisis, are there any ideas to solve this?"

"""We want independence"""

"You... you all?!"

"Fuck this, I'm leaving!"

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Anonymous

Posted on 2018-09-08 01:30:05 (Flag for deletion)

translation: Comrade, get up, it's time to work! Production will not wait! Engineering, technology are our environment. Be proud friend, of soviet science!

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Anonymous

Posted on 2018-09-08 00:41:02 (Flag for deletion)

Translation: Proletarians of all countries! Unite in the fight with capitalism. Only our united effort will be able to conquer it.

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Anonymous

Posted on 2018-08-29 01:06:44 (Flag for deletion)

Translation (read right to left):

"...What are you grinning at?"
"You're the one who got me like this asshole"


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