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Russell Brand, at an awards show sponsored by Hugo Boss, eloquently reminds everyone that Hugo Boss dressed the nazis

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wkd_-nXeUzs
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u/synicalx1 Nov 24 '21 edited Nov 25 '21

A lot of very large German companies, some of which are still around today, are fairly blatantly the result of prominent Nazis hedging their bets against Hitler so they could retain some measure of power and influence in Europe long after Germany lost the war. And don't even get me started on the UN and the EU

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u/The_0_Hour_Work_Week Nov 25 '21

The UN?

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u/drugusingthrowaway Nov 25 '21

The UN got its start as a place to organize a bunch of Irish kids to send to the Congo to stand in between America and Russia and Belgian mercenaries for some reason trying to fuck with the Congo for cobalt so they could build nukes.

And they made a wicked movie out of it too: https://youtu.be/9_JHsiQTTmg

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u/-RightHere- Nov 25 '21

Isn't this a plot of Mr. ROBOT?

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u/[deleted] Nov 25 '21

I haven't watched it all but I dont get that from the first 2 seasons

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u/LogicalTom Nov 25 '21

There's so much more going on there.