I’m not sure about it.
I think youtube will keep working for those trendy videos, but it will keep deleting what it just as not profitable enough.
And the the main problem is to try to have those super-plataforms to host everything, without thinking if they can/should host it all with just one business model for everything.
Running a massive video site is incredibly expensive in a lot of very real, material ways. I’m all for the idea of getting away from YT, or at least pressuring them to improve, but…it’s an order of magnitude more difficult than even making your own social media site.
Of course this is how it plays out. They’re a company. They want to make money. They don’t want to have to care about anything else, and they want all you stupid little people and your drama to get out of the way and stop complicating the process of making money by foolishly caring about anything else.
It’s the same reason you’re more likely to get punished as the victim of a toxic workplace than as the perpetrator of one. By objecting to your own abuse you’re the one causing problems.
I know where you are coming from, and some facts can be interpreted to a narrative in which both statements are true.
However, for the sake of the argument I made, I take the posters viewpoint, which is the US defeated the Nazis.
(To clarify my own position: I would think that none of the allied forces alone would have liberated Europe from Germany, and both Stalingrad and the allied landing in the Normandy are important turning points. I would also think your description as “useful distraction” downplays the importance of the invasion. At the same time, I think the war effectively was won in the east, by the Soviets, under losses which I can’t even comprehend.)
And a pivotal part of that victory was supplied by the USA through the most dangerous convoy route in the war, Lend Lease Studebaker trucks. Turning the Red Army into a far more mechanized force than their Nazi counterparts.
I’d rather have thought that both US and Nazi racism have some common roots in 19th century race theories, rather than the former being a direct blueprint for the latter. But thanks for the reading recommendation. I’m still only 1/3 through this one, and it’s quite a shocker.
Thanks for creating an account on BB BBS for giving us this insightful analysis of BoingBoing’s long-going involvement in the big conspiracy of the deeps state. Now, if you would mind to step over here and lift your hands over your head and place them on your buttocks, so we could roll on?
During the Reich’s early years, eugenicists across America welcomed Hitler’s plans as the logical fulfillment of their own decades of research and effort. California eugenicists republished Nazi propaganda for American consumption. They also arranged for Nazi scientific exhibits, such as an August 1934 display at the L.A. County Museum, for the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association.
In 1934, as Germany’s sterilizations were accelerating beyond 5,000 per month, the California eugenics leader C. M. Goethe, upon returning from Germany, ebulliently bragged to a colleague, “You will be interested to know that your work has played a powerful part in shaping the opinions of the group of intellectuals who are behind Hitler in this epoch-making program. Everywhere I sensed that their opinions have been tremendously stimulated by American thought . . . I want you, my dear friend, to carry this thought with you for the rest of your life, that you have really jolted into action a great government of 60 million people.”
That same year, 10 years after Virginia passed its sterilization act, Joseph DeJarnette, superintendent of Virginia’s Western State Hospital, observed in the Richmond Times-Dispatch, “The Germans are beating us at our own game.”
More than just providing the scientific roadmap, America funded Germany’s eugenic institutions.