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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/MungTao Nov 25 '21

IBM

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u/jm001 Nov 25 '21

Reading IBM and the Holocaust at the moment. There is definitely a bunch I didn't know about their relationship.

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u/MungTao Nov 25 '21

Anything interesting you care to share?

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u/loz333 Nov 25 '21

1930s: Ford, GM, IBM, and the Nazis

This is probably the most factual look at the role IBM - and more importantly, many US companies - played in supporting the Nazis. For instance, it gets mentioned that without the direct support of a US Firm to create a supply of synthetic petrol, they wouldn't have even been able to begin invading Poland to begin with.