Anne Frank's family tried escaping to US but thwarted by 'bureaucracy'

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Otto Frank, Anne’s father, began seeking ways to escape to the US as early as 1938. At the time, the US had no specific refugee policy, but enforced quotas based on national origin.

The Franks were never officially denied visas, the report concludes, but their applications were rendered useless by “bureaucracy, war and time”. One application was lost in a German bombardment of Rotterdam, the Netherlands, in 1940.

Following the publication of the report last week, Jewish groups have warned of potential contemporary parallels. Melanie Nezer, an official with the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, a Jewish non-profit that helps resettle refugees, pointed to Donald Trump’s travel ban and gutting of refugee resettlement programs.

“These nationality-based bans echo the policies that kept people from German-occupied countries out of the United States beginning in 1941,” she told HuffPost via email. “Even though they were not explicitly the target of these policies, Jews were particularly impacted by them.”
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This is the objective truth
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No.4931615 View ViewReplyOriginalReport
serious question: is low intellect partly to blame for all the polticial break down and horrors faced by russians in the 20th century?

just relistened to a course on the topic and in lenins time it seems like political leadership has the implicit task of overcoming peasant stupidity with their large scale policies, and by kruschevs time the idiocy has permeated the upper levels (pic related, how fucking stupid were people to trust this guy?)

not asking for political opinions or an assessment of socialism, i simply find it striking that the history of this era seems replete with facepalm level stupid mistakes
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Imagine what would happen if over 2 billion Idian and Chinese people could afford a ‘western lifestyle’. It would ruin the world as we know it within decades. This is a very real scenario. How can we stop this futute disaster without without any violence?
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Is there any advantage in history to being landlocked? It seems like a great disadvantage in almost every respect. Also,
>Poor Moldova
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/his/ Book Thread: Quran Edition

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Previous Thread: >>4297360

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why did Africans never develop complex societies /his/?
surely with Africa being connected to Europe and the middle east they would have over time adopted agriculture, metal, a written language and urban planning.
why is this? low iq?
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The 7 Seals by David Koresh

c^1=(G power)/(G force)
c^2=Energy/mass
c^3=G*(graviton flow rate)
c^4=(graviton force)*G
c^5=(graviton power)*G
c^6=(G^2)*(graviton frequency^2)
c^7=2018 Jun 21st 10:07:007 UTC

What is the 7th Seal?

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Imagine you're a Roman in Anatolia in the year 1020. Everything is good. You got to sleep and wake up 100 years later and you see these "people" in your land

How would you feel?
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You know it's something I've always noticed but don't think of much. Why is it that images of battlefields, regardless of the era, like to represent groups of soldiers with T's? I mean it's not like formations are always rectangles.
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