[Marxism] What a German Communist said about the Nazis in 1930

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Wed Sep 6 12:41:46 MDT 2017


On 9/6/17 2:36 PM, Patrick Bond wrote:
> Fast forward a bit, though, and you will find Harro Schulze-Boysen (my 
> grandmother's favorite cousin) leading a Red Orchestra group of 
> Communists who harassed the Nazi regime from the early 1930s, and fed 
> information to Moscow (and later Washington), until they were caught and 
> executed in 1942. There was no ideological confusion there.
> 

Yeah, well, look. The official policy of the KPD was to oppose "social 
fascism". This meant regarding the social democrats as bad as Hitler, 
even worse. I am working on an article about this right now in fact, 
mostly as a way of showing how stopping Hitler could not be reduced to 
"punching a Nazi".




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