By Mark Karlin on 15 December 2011 for Truth-Out.org -
Image above: Detail of “East Border! Protecting the homeland against Bolshevism!”, a German propaganda poster for border management against Communism in 1919. From (http://www.markmaxwell.co/2010/09/03/why-does-it-look-like-that/).
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