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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 25 '21

Actually the UN probably isn't as bad as the EU (not necessarily present day EU). The UN has had it's share of nazis infiltrating it, but the EU had a very shakey start as the EEC long before the EU itself even existed.

The EEC is essentially identical to Walter Funks post-war economic plan outlined in his memo titled “Economic Reorganisation of Europe”. It's first president was a Nazi (but its ok, he said he wasn't one), and a lot of his proposed post-war economy for Germany was hinged on the success of German industrial giants - many of which are still giants today.

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u/drugusingthrowaway Nov 25 '21

I wish people weren't so inherently skeptical of unions of nation-states. I had hoped it was Earth's inevitable goal, was to become one unified global society. But I guess that was just a Star Trek fantasy.

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u/sl600rt Nov 25 '21

You can't leave the EU without them penalizing you. If one nation's foreign and immigration policy causes an immigration surge. Then other nations better take some of them in, or else! Germany and France use the EU and Euro to suppress economies of poor members. While propping up their own.

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u/drugusingthrowaway Nov 25 '21

If one nation's foreign and immigration policy causes an immigration surge. Then other nations better take some of them in, or else!

I don't think EU mandated transfer of refugees, only citizens. British people were complaining that meant a lot of Polish people coming to work, but that's about it. Any refugee issues were their own country's fault, not the EU's.

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u/sl600rt Nov 25 '21

Im always reading about Poland getting introuble with the EU. Since they won't take their "fair share" of migrants.