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Doctor slams the US far right and condemns book-burning

The US far right has been supporting book-burnings. Here, a doctor has not just one, but two articles on the danger of such ideas.

For reference The Second Amendment (Amendment II) to the United States Constitution is the part of the United States Bill of Rights, regarding the right to bear arms. The Fourteenth Amendment contains the Equal Protection Clause which requires each state to provide equal protection under the law to all people within its jurisdiction..

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July 28th 1948: IG Farben Explosion

1948: A deadly explosion at German chemical conglomerate IG Farben’s Ludwigshafen plant on the Rhine River kills more than 200 people and injures more than 3,800

“Thomas Pynchon’s labyrinthine 1973 postmodern tome Gravity’s Rainbow” is well worth reading. You need a lot of patience and a sense of humor.

Amongst countless chemicals synthesised, IG Farben created Zyklon B which releases cyanide gas and was used in the Nazi death camps.

IG worked as part of the Nazi regime and used slave labor in their factories. Indeed, it has been argued that without IG’s substantial assets the Nazis could not have come to power.

George Bush’s grandfather, the late US senator Prescott Bush, was a director and shareholder of companies that profited from their involvement with the financial backers of Nazi Germany.

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