The Economics of the Holocaust

Did you know that the “Kristallnacht” night of terror in Nazi Germany was triggered, in large part,├é┬ábecause Hitler’s socialist government was broke and about to default on some big debt payments? I didn’t either.

This is just one of a multitude of fascinating insights you’ll find in a new book by Gotzy Aly titled, “Hitler’s Beneficiaries: Plunder, Racial War, and the Nazi Welfare State.”


If this era of history interests you, check out David Frum’s oustanding review of this book here.