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Old 10-26-2018, 03:47 AM
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Eh the definitions of right and left are quite iffy. Depending on the time and place of the person you asking you could call just about any govt. far-right or far-left. That said without much doubt we can say Nazis were socially rightwing.

Economically, if one uses only that to define the right and left, it gets a bit more complicated. I am not an expert but I've read that economically Nazis were rather centrist (for the time) and Keynesians, in fact very similar to FDR's America so they were as leftwing as the US at worst.
In a modern political context of the US this would make them quite leftwing, Bernie Sanders leftwing. In Europe this would make them somewhere from center-right to moderate left depending on who you asked. Again this is just talking economics and leaving their opinions on social norms out of it.
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