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Defunding the Myths and Cults of
Cold War Canada:
Ongoing state support for East European
émigré groups with deep fascist roots


Collaborators, Crusades and Coverups in an era of “truth and reconciliation”

Issue #70, Press for Conversion! (Spring 2021)
A 64-page issue of the
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Defunding Cold War Canada

Table of Contents

Canada’s anti-Red, Cold War propaganda in context
L.B.Pearson: Godfather of Cda’s Cold War on the new "Red" enemy
Pearson College and NATO’s United World Colleges
The CBC’s “Voice of Canada” --  Weapon of Cold War propaganda
‘Voice of America’ & the CIA’s ‘Radio Free Europe’ & “Radio Liberty’
L.B.Pearson: Groomed by King, St. Laurent & the ‘Big antiRed Machine'
Mackenzie King: A simpleton who naively praised Hitler until 1939
Liberal immigration: "None is too many" but Too many is not enough
King supported Adolph Hitler throughout the 1930s
King loved Hitler’s hate speech against “Jewish international Bolshevism”

“Captive Nations” and their "Black-Ribbon-Day" crusade
The ignored historical context of “Black Ribbon Day” (Aug. 23, 1939)
“Captive Nations”: Nazi trope to CIA meme to Cold-War trump card
The “Captive Nations” conceit in Nazi propaganda
John Diefenbaker: Strong voice at the UN for “Captive Nations” bloc
The BRD campaign: Canada’s top Cold War propaganda export
The late Cold War context of the BRD crusade
Ongoing propaganda of the former "Captive Nations":
    (1) Canada’s anti-communism monument and (2) the Magnitsky laws

Far-right roots:
East European émigré groups in Canada & abroad

Estonian Central Council in Canada
   Estonia glorifies Nazi veterans as ‘freedom fighters’
Estonian World Council
Lithuanian Canadian Community and the Lithuanian World Community
   Lithuanian nationalists now have 'freedom' to glorify Nazi heritage
Latvian National Federation in Canada
World Federation of Free Latvians
Slovak World Congress and the Canadian Slovak League
Council of Free Czechoslovakia & Czechoslovak Nat'l Assoc. of Cda.

Ukrainian linchpin of Cda’s postwar, far-right diaspora
Krakow and Ottawa, 1940: "A Tale of Two Cities," and two UCCs:
(1) Germany’s Ukrainian Central Cttee. and (2) Canada's Ukrainian Canadian Cttee.

The Anti-Bolshevik Bloc of Nations & World AntiCommunist League
Yaroslav Stetsko: Leader of proNazi Ukraine, 1941

State-funded centres of Canada’s Bandera cult and its Bandera youth
Roman Shukhevych: Assassin, terrorist, war criminal and cult hero

Getting them young: Instilling Ukrainian patriotism in children and youth
Plast recruited for Nazi’s Waffen SS Galicia; now recruits for Ukraine
From Chomiak to Freeland: “keep that flame alive”
Chrystia Freeland: “Accidental journalist” or groomed for the job?
Myron Kuropas: Downplaying Holocaust; Exaggerating Holodomor
Turning from same page: Freeland wrote for pro-fascist publications
Yuri Shymko: From Bandera youth leader, MPP & MP, to elder statesman
Lisa Shymko: In the footsteps of family, community & far-right, war heroes
Rubbing political shoulders with the ABN in Toronto

The struggle continues...                                            Abridged Index

King supported Adolph Hitler
throughout the 1930s

Why didn't he know better?

Here are a few Nazi crimes from that decade:

1933
Feb. 27
: German parliament and media falsely blamed Reichstag fire on communists.

Feb. 28: The Reichstag Fire Decree allowed internment without trial. Within months, 100,000 people, mostly communists, were interned.

Mar. 22: Opening of what Heinrich Himmler called Germany’s "first concentration camp for political prisoners," at Dachau, near Munich.

April 1: The Nazi Party, SS and the Hitler Youth began a boycott of Jewish businesses.

May 10: Students and Nazi Party members held public rallies across Germany where they burned books by Jews and political opponents.

1934
Aug. 19
: Hitler declared himself Führer and became absolute dictator of Germany.

Sept. 15: Hitler "Race Laws" prohibited intermarriage and sexual relations between Jews and those of "German or related blood."

1935
April 1
: Germany’s Nazi government banned all Jehovah’s Witness organizations.

June 28: Germany outlawed male homosexuality and began their systematic persecution.

1936
June 6
: A national decree on "the Gypsy plague" was announced. State and local police forces rounded up Roma and others said to be behaving in "a Gypsy-like manner."

July 12: Opening of Sachsenhausen concentration camp, mostly for German communists.

Aug. 28: Germany began mass internment of Jehovah’s Witnesses in concentration camps.

1937
July 15:
Opening of the Buchenwald concentration camp near Weimar, Germany.

Nov. 8: Der Ewige Jude (The Eternal Jew), a Nazi propaganda exhibit, opened in Munich.

1938
Mar. 11-13
: Nazi Germany invaded Austria. Street violence against Jews in Vienna was the start of antisemitic riots across the Third Reich that continued until the fall.

June 13-18: Police arrested about 9,000 so-called "asocials" and convicted criminals, including about 1,000 Jews. This was the first mass arrest of Jews in Nazi Germany.

May 3: Opening of the Flossenbürg concentration camp in northeastern Bavaria.

Aug. 8: Opening of the Mauthausen concentration camp near Linz, Austria.

Sept. 29-30: Germany, Italy, UK and France sign the Munich agreement to approve Nazi Germany’s intent to invade part of Czechoslovakia. That occupation began on Oct. 1.

Nov. 9-10: The Nazis burned synagogues, looted Jewish homes and businesses. About 30,000 Jews were interned in the Dachau, Sachsenhausen and Buchenwald camps.

Nov. 12: The Nazi "Decree on the Elimination of the Jews from Economic Life" barred Jews from selling any goods or services.

Dec. 3: A Nazi decree forced Jews to sell property, businesses and stocks to non-Jews, usually at prices far below market value.



Read more about how this vile ideology was embraced by:
       Nazi Germany
       • Mackenzie King
       • Yaroslav Stetsko

Dec. 8: Heinrich Himmler issued the Nazi Decree for "Combating the Gypsy Plague."

1939
Jan. 30
: Hitler declared that if there was another world war, "International Finance Jewry" was responsible. The result, he said, would not be "the Bolshevization of the earth and with that the victory of Jewry, but rather the annihilation of the Jewish race in Europe."

May 5: Opening of Ravensbrück, the women’s concentration camp, near Berlin.


Source: Key Dates, Holocaust Encyclopedia  http://encyclopedia.ushmm.org/tags/en/tag/key-dates

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Renditions of the
Peaceable Kingdom at War,
from Narratives of WWI
and the Red Scare to the
Mass Internment of Civilians


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keep calm and carry on loving the
myths that define and confine us.)

 

Read the introductory article:
"The Canada Syndrome,
a Captivating Mass Psychosis
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Fictive Canada
Indigenous Slaves
and the Captivating Narratives
of a Mythic Nation
 


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ntroductory article:
"
True Crime Stories and
the Politics of Literary Escapism:
Canada as a Fiction in the
Imperial Genre
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      (a)  Expose Canada's ongoing, Cold-War
      alliance with fascist-rooted groups, and

      (b)  Defund those groups which still
      glorify their Nazi-collaborating heroes.

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