After Hitler rose to power, the Nazis began to consider the image problems that could arise from them being perceived as human-shaped garbage bags filled with spoiled autopsy trimmings. So to give the Reich a family-friendly vibe, propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels began the search for a “perfect Aryan” baby to use in a national campaign that would show everyone what the Nazis were all about. After spending days huddled over his new collection of submitted baby pictures, Goebbels finally found a photo of an anonymous, cherub-faced little girl with brown hair and dark eyes. Granted, she wasn’t the “Aryan ideal” of blond hair and blue eyes, but Goebbels sort of had this thing about dark-eyed brunettes.

What Went Wrong (Or Awesomely Right?): The nameless baby had her face slapped on magazine covers, postcards, and propaganda material all throughout Germany. This caused a bit of an alarm for Jewish Berliners Jacob and Pauline Levinsons, who noted that the literal poster child for the Master Race was their 6-month-old daughter, Hessy.

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Ukraine has officially banned communist symbols and propaganda

Proponents believe it’s two decades overdue. Critics say it’s heavy-handed and imprudent.

Either way, Ukraine is finally cutting loose from its USSR past with a new law taking effect this week that bans communist symbols and Soviet propaganda.

The ban applies to Nazism, too, but that part’s been less controversial.

So on the off chance you’re a diehard communist who’s planning a trip to Ukraine, here’s a quick look at what might land you in the slammer.

Read on here…

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