What does Nazi mean in German?

National Socialist. The word “Nazi” is an abbreviation for the word “Nationalsozialist”. In Germany, Nazi now refers to fascism. Nazism was a political party in Germany active between 1920 and 1945 which replaced the German Workers’ Party (Deutsche Arbeiterpartei; DAP), from 1919 to 1920. Nazi political strategy focused on anti-big business, anti-bourgeois, and anti-capitalism,  and in […]


At the turn of the 20th century the immense majority of Germans were already radical supporters of socialism and agressive nationalism. They were then already firmly committed to the principles of Nazism. What was lacking and was added later was only the term to signify their doctrine. When the Soviet policies of mass extermination of […]

The power of a ‘Slack Adjuster’

A ‘slack adjuster’ is a high margin, high profit item sold to a small percentage of your customers, that makes a disproportionate contribution to your bottom line. In the information products business, it’s often the high-fee Bootcamp. In the appliance business, it’s the extended warranty “paper”. What is it in your business? Dan S. Kennedy