Fascism has its roots in violence


Fascism actually starts with violence. Mussolini’s black shirts has their roots in strike-breaking. Meaning, beating up workers during strikes, then growing into an organized group to oppose unions, socialists. Blackshirts Join My Mailing List Here: Ozgur Zeren’s Mailing List (you will also get updates when a new posts are out) The Blackshirts were established as … Read more

“You can get rich with hard work” is a religious belief

Pilgrims on Mayflower

And it comes all the way from the Puritans’ religious beliefs when they were immigrating to the colonies. Puritans Puritan was a group of extreme-leaning Christians in England, taking Protestant beliefs to extreme. Protestant ideology had the ingredient of hard work, and  Puritans took hard work and discipline to the extreme. Join My Mailing List … Read more

Why are the leftist liberals silent on Communist genocides

Bengali Famine

Spectacular question. And it is possibly for the same reason why so many conservatives are silent on Capitalist genocides. King Leopold II was a capitalist, for example, when killing ~10 million congolese during his colonial enterprise. Join My Mailing List Here: Ozgur Zeren’s Mailing List (you will also get updates when a new posts are … Read more

Is Che Guevara overrated

Che Guevara

A recurring question. Mostly voiced by his or his ideology’s opponents, but a question nonetheless. It is also a question which is easily addressed by looking at through various incidents in his lifetime and his choices: Join My Mailing List Here: Ozgur Zeren’s Mailing List (you will also get updates when a new posts are … Read more

Was the “Reign of Terror” justified

The Terror

If we look at what the nobles, private interests were doing to have foreign powers repress their own population to subdue them into serfdom, it would come across as justified. It wasn’t even a week into the revolution that French nobles started urging their relatives abroad to come and repress the ‘uprising’. With ‘relatives abroad’, … Read more

Did Spanish really brutally enslave and murder Native Americans

Conquest of Americas

That goes even without saying, we are told… The brutal Spanish conquistadors, enslavement, rape and pillage, Spanish Inquisition, and all that. We are told about these in history books. We are reminded of the brutality of the Spanish conquest of the Americas over and over. How Cortez and his 300-500 men brutally conquered an entire … Read more

Could World War II be won without United States?

A major question, a major discussion topic. Much contention. All kinds of approaches exist for this topic, as well as all kinds of counter arguments to all kinds of propositions. Many of the arguments are colored either by existing national or social biases, and many of them are colored by propaganda – be it World … Read more

Should we condemn the French Revolution? The Terror?

Liberty leading The People

When one reads the sources about French Revolution, especially those which come from Anglosphere, the rather inevitable conclusion is that French Revolution was a rowdy action of unwashed masses, mobs, ending up in a grand, brutal ‘Terror’. However, approaching the subject from an objective viewpoint which is supported by research into actual history paints a … Read more