“Tell the soldiers. There’s a new order coming from mayor. We won’t kill you. We will just shoot your vagina” is the order that women have been asked to not take literally.
Donald Trump’s language has disturbing similarities to the words and verbal tactics used by fascists, including his cries of ‘fake news’.
The last time the anti-immigration Freedom Party entered government in Austria, demonstrations were so big that the cabinet took a tunnel from the chancellery to the swearing-in ceremony at the President’s office across the street.
Tamil Nadu’s public institutions have been exorcised of the Brahmin ghost and are now ruled by non-brahmins and non-Dalits. It is to hide this that a fake Brahmin-ghost is continuously being exorcised.
Our long-held belief in pluralism is being neutered and rendered impotent through an institutionally sanctioned process.
Italy has erected a “museum of fascism” in Mussolini’s hometown in hopes of facing the demons of its past. Historians however are sceptical of the move.
“Shri Golwalkar was pained to find how the concept of ‘Hindu Rashtra’ was misconstrued and maligned. He was annoyed to see that our glorious heritage is distorted and derided by our own people.”
A country where Orthodox Serbs, Catholic Croats and Muslim Bosniaks are taught differently, the youth is beginning to speak out against this discrimination.
Nicolas Maduro slammed the US-based website after many government-linked accounts were suspended, urged citizens to flood the service in retaliation.
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.
Today’s ugly politics are not a backlash against global capitalism, they’re an open embrace of the racism and greed that has always underpinned so-called global governance.
The imperative issued by Levi’s If This is a Man is that one bear must witness to the inhuman in the human.
In conversation with Pankaj Mishra, author of Age of Anger, on liberal democracy, fascism, faith and where to find hope in such times.
What do films produced during the run up to Nazi rule say about the mood in Germany at the time?
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 Italian writer and performer, famous for his cutting political satire in plays such as ‘The Accidental Death of an Anarchist’, won the Nobel prize for literature in 1997.
Goswami’s journalism is a TRP-driven apology for the broad ideological moorings of the educated Indians and such is the force of his modus operandi, that he can breach any number of journalistic codes without offending his core viewership.
The tactics of the right wing groups today are strikingly similar to those deployed by fascist squads in Italy in the 1920s
With the irreplaceable writer gone, his imaginary astronomy is gone with him.
While North Korea will be pleased to have found a band that seems to support its centralised, single-party government, others may suspect that this is one massive joke played on the Supreme Leader.