Honestly, I don't know how to stress this enough.

The GOP's assault on education and history is a fascist attack based in Nazi ideology and is obsessed with power, control, and the protection of murderous white supremacy.

We're in incredible danger.


Yesterday, as a political measure, the state of Florida, pushed by the GOP, banned the teaching of "critical race theory," or the investigation of systems of power, racism, and oppression.

This isn't innocuous. It is a literal replaying of Nazi totalitarianism.

Underneath all of it is the concept of "Cultural Marxism," or the idea that there is a secret conspiracy by communists, Jews, and liberal traitors, to destroy the culture of the country and unseat systems of power.

It is paranoid, fascist, and can be murderous.

Hitler created his power base on this very conspiracy theory and presented it as an existential threat to Germans.

The "poison" of cultural Marxism, he claimed, was making people question the state and was priming them for a revolution. It required extreme measures.

What we're not often taught is that Nazis controlled Germany not just through speeches, but a total domination of culture.

"Degenerate" art and culture was outlawed and determined as anything that made people question Germany's greatness or white supremacy.

To solidify control, the Nazis banned degenerate art, claiming it was part of a conspiracy against the Germans, and instead replaced it with culture that reaffirmed their identity and purpose.

It was supposed to be patriotic. It was controlling, and radicalizing.

What resulted was a cult of personality and a suicidal devotion to the state and Hitler.

All dissenting opinions were outlawed and cultured devoured itself, creating a madness that made fascism, warmongering, and genocide possible.

A prime part of the Nazi totalitarian plan involved the takeover of education, claiming it was "indoctrinating" students, they took it over in totality and, predictably, made it an aggressive engine of actual indoctrination.

They captured generations of citizens.

Actual information and history was taken from students and it was replaced with propaganda and religious worship of the state and Hitler.

This takeover was meticulous, aggressive, and one of the main reasons fascism was able to gain its foothold and power.

But we don't need to start in Germany. In America, in response to the Russian Revolution, the original Red Scare created the same paranoia and made possible widespread violence and aggressive indoctrination, in media, in education, everywhere.

Fear of "cultural Marxism" in America, the same conspiracy theory that made Nazism possible, spread through the United States, creating race massacres, lynchings, and a general oppression that hurt people of color, women, LGBTQ, as well as unions and leftists.

The incident more people are familiar with is the second Red Scare, or McCarthyism, which was a proto-Qanon movement that took over the GOP and allowed the Right to destroy FDR's New Deal coalition via spreading conspiracy theories and paranoia.

The second Red Scare was able to create a silent oppression with America where citizens were so afraid of being spotlit as a traitor or part of the communist conspiracy that they often had to hide who they were and what they believed.

It was soft totalitarianism.

Of course, the Civil Rights Movement created a crisis in America that revealed what hid behind the soft totalitarianism.

Again, as white supremacy was challenged, the paranoia, violence, and oppression was forced to rear its head and expose the fascism underneath.

The struggle for Civil Rights was turned into yet another communist conspiracy as the Right came to believe the marches and protests were secret communist operations that meant to destroy America.

It was, yet again, the same fascist conspiracy theory.

Southern leaders and white supremacists were quite open during Civil Rights in their belief that Black Americans were being manipulated by Russia and that it was all a giant communist conspiracy.

Even question white supremacy was considered treason.

The violence against Civil Rights protesters was considered self-defense, America defending itself against communist infiltration and an insidious plot, again by Jews, communists, leftist traitors, and people of color being manipulated into joining.

If this sounds familiar, it should.

Black Lives Matter was treated as a conspiracy, a manufactured movement that was being directed by shadowy forces and ultimately focused on destroying America's foundations, creating distrust, and ultimately leading to the end of the US.

What we're experiencing RIGHT NOW is the same Judeo-Bolshevik conspiracy theory that animated the Nazis and fascists.

It's a different version, an update, but it is the animating force of the GOP and the Right.

It operates exactly the same way and demands action.

The focus now is George Soros and other "Jewish puppetmasters."

This is ultimately what's at the heart of the anti-CRT, anti-"woke" movement.

It is a fascistic, antisemetic conspiracy theory meant to provoke violence and oppression.

By capturing the education system, the Right intends to forcefully reassert white supremacy as benevolence, or the idea that white people have exploited and murdered people of color out of good intentions and in the pursuit of progress.


And, it is yet another front in the GOP's war to dismantle democratic institutions considering they are historically unpopular and that white supremacy and hypercapitalistic exploitation are in crisis and in danger of being unseated.


But make no mistake.

This isn't about CRT.

It's about walling off information, about instituting "patriotic," white supremacist education that ensures people don't understand systems of power and promoting militaristic self-destruction within the population.

Things are...escalating.

We've been watching this for years and trying to warn people that fascism is growing and festering in the US.

It CAN and HAS happened here. This time it is an insidious new strain and it's only growing with every passing day.

Again, I cannot stress this enough. This is an incredibly dangerous moment, and people need to recognize it immediately.

Denying it and pretending like this will solve itself only gives these people room to grow and spread.

This is a five-alarm fire. Raging.


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