“How, as a socialist, can you not be an anti-Semite?” Adolf Hitler asked his party members in 1920. No one thought it an odd question. Anti-Semitism was at that time widely understood to be part of the broader revolutionary movement against markets, property and capital. The man who coined the term “socialism,” the nineteenth-century French […]
Ah, so that’s why so many of the Guardian reading Christians I meet in these socialist enclaves are latently anti-semite. More proof that the Marxist roots of socialism have a dark spiritual heritage.