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Old 02-04-2019, 03:18 PM
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I guess I did not count Nazi camp prisoners as the labor force when I made my analysis. Which okay, fair complaint, that does skew the total quite far to the right.

But talking about German workers I know Nazi Germany had a lot of work projects, workers got vacations and decent wages and the welfare system was alright, though maybe that last bit is just what got grandfathered in from imperial times. It lines up with "taking care of the volk" and also staying in power by keeping people happy. But again not an expert so maybe I am falling victim to revisionism.

That is the kind of socialism/Keynesian I meant nothing about the end goal of abolishing classes, Nazis obv. believed in hierarchies. I am sure given time and victory they would further shift their economics to fit with their ideology which would align rather well to what you are saying. But I think in their time, especially before the war they were pretty centrist/Keynesian.

Plus I think you might be mixing up Corporatism as it was understood then and just sucking up to the Corporations like we see today. Corporatism is about hierarchies and ordering everyone in a system but that system is meant to find a good place for them as opposed to throwing them out to the wolves as in a strict market system. Needless to say Nazis were big on nationalism and that does mean taking care of the people. You want to accentuate the Darwinian aspects of NatSoc but at the time I think the "taking care of the nation" far outweighed such thinking, again maybe in time if they had won and shifted from enemy without to enemy within this would become more dominant but that never happened.
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