Signs for NAZI

Meaning: of or concerning the Nazis or Nazism; member of the National Socialist German Workers' Party, founded in Germany in 1919 and brought to power in 1933 under Adolf Hitler.

Pronunciation (sign description): Fingerspelling.


For freedom and liberty, see DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS, DIVERSITY.

Deaf people in Nazi era

Many deaf people in Nazi-occupied Germany were forcibly sterilized and other deaf people were killed.

Word for Thought

"So, fascism is an ideology based on power. Liberal democracy is based on liberty and equality. Liberty and equality require truth, because you need truth to speak truth to power, and a free press—if you’re lied to, you’re not free. No one thinks the people of North Korea are free. They’ve been lied to. So, if you’re going to attack liberal democracy and replace it with power, you need to smash truth. So, fascism is an ideology based on power and loyalty. It creates—it’s based on hypernationalism, so one group—loyalty to one group. And one person, the leader, represents that group. It’s hypermasculine and hyperpatriarchal." -- "How Fascism Works: The Politics of Us and Them" by Jason Stanley.

For freedom and liberty, see DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS, DIVERSITY.

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