Donald Trump’s language has disturbing similarities to the words and verbal tactics used by fascists, including his cries of ‘fake news’.
The Nazi fuhrer’s story about his ‘resurrection’ in 1918 is an important lesson for today.
The myth of Nazi occultism is more than an amusing curiosity, a testament to the power of cinematic suggestion. It actively detracts from a historical understanding of the very themes it highlights.
A video clip of Charlie Chaplin’s ‘The Great Dictator’ has been blocked on YouTube at the request of the military-backed government of Thailand.
The character of a German fascist in Borges’s work shares uncanny similarities with Nathuram Godse – both consider acts of bloodshed more honourable than inconsequential acts of apostolic service.
The photo album found in April 1945 in the bedroom of Hitler’s longtime companion Eva Braun could fetch up to $18,340.
The Pope of Physics, by Bettina Hoerlin and Gino Segrè, is an informative biography of Fermi that also manages to deepen the sense of quiet mystery surrounding the legendary physicist.
The centrepiece of the Nazi legislation, the Nuremberg Laws were made keeping in mind examples of the US racist policies and their success.
In the 1920s and early 1930s, American journalists tended to put the ascendant fascists on a normal footing and ignored the underlying violent megalomania.
The grim memories of Kristallnacht teach us that it is the silence of those who ought not be silent that could ultimately lead to ruin.
In the past, demolishing the dictator’s residences created a void exploited by Nazi sympathisers.
Duterte’s comments triggered shock and anger among Jewish groups in the US, which will pressurise US to take a tougher line with the Philippines leader.
The ‘thing’ for this week’s column is war – what nations expect from soldiers and the unexpected societal consequences of losing.
Few European capitals are as stamped with their recent history as the city of Berlin. Wherever you go, you’re sure to encounter telltale marks left by Nazi Germany, the Holocaust and the Cold War.
His comments echo those of Austria’s far-right Heinz-Christian Strache, who said on Saturday that Erdogan’s use of the failed putsch in July to crack down on his opponents was reminiscent of Hitler’s use of the Reichstag blaze to amass greater power.
With a much-anticipated critical edition of Hitler’s hateful screed in the pipeline, it’s worth revisiting how the French translation endured decades of dubious sales, editing and censorship.
Hate-speech and war-mongering are instruments of the populists, they are fiercely anti-European and therefore it is time to stop their ascent.
On June 22, 1941, Hitler had 4 million soldiers of the Axis powers, along with 600,000 tanks and 700,000 horses, march into the erstwhile USSR along the full length of the Soviet-Axis front, 2,900-km long
There is political capital to be had from the successful organisation of the Olympics – and the torch relay is particularly significant in this context.
Donald Trump has proposed that tariffs on imported Chinese goods be increased to up to 45% and asserted that China had waged “economic war” against the US, taking American jobs. On May 1, he compared the US trade deficit with China to rape.
AP supplied the Nazi regime with photos for propaganda purposes and exported propaganda news material back to the US.
Seventy-three years ago, the hauntingly sombre adagio to Bruckner’s Seventh Symphony was played on the radio in Berlin. Adolf Hitler was in power and the German war effort had until then produced a phenomenal sequence of triumphs that saw the Nazi push for lebensraum cover all of mainland Europe, northern Africa and a […]
By claiming that there exists a century-old tradition of anti-semitism among Palestinians, Netanyahu wants to establish a line of direct and straight-forward historical continuity from the Holocaust to today’s ongoing tensions.