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Benito Mussolini

Alternative Facts (the song)

Matt Farmer | Posted 02.15.2017 | Politics
Matt Farmer

With her now infamous January 22 appearance on Meet The Press, Kellyanne Conway, counselor to President Trump, demonstrated that she and her boss oper...

Donald Trump and the "F" Word

John Sanbonmatsu | Posted 01.16.2017 | Politics
John Sanbonmatsu

Is Trump a fascist? When are we justified in using the "f" word to describe a right-wing politician or movement that we legitimately find frightening?

Bringing Up Baby

Francis Levy | Posted 08.16.2016 | Comedy
Francis Levy

Is it hard to believe that Osama bin Laden, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and for that matter Adolf Hitler, Idi Amin, Benito Mussolini were once cute little ba...

They Didn't Stop Hitler. Will We Stop Trump?

Ned Staebler | Posted 06.13.2016 | Politics
Ned Staebler

Do you remember where and when you first learned about fascism? The first time you read a book about Hitler or Mussolini? Can you recall the feelings inside when you imagined how powerless the people they persecuted were and you heard their tragic stories of oppression?

Branding Trump

Maria Laurino | Posted 05.31.2016 | Politics
Maria Laurino

The Clinton campaign tried Dangerous Donald, which fell flat, and has been floating the moniker Poor Donald. Both choices hold none of the power of Trump's insults. Dangerous evokes a titillating thrill - Carlos Danger before being unmasked - and Poor Donald rings of elitist condescension.

Trump Flirts With Strongman Governance

Marvin Meadors | Posted 03.20.2017 | Politics
Marvin Meadors

Donald Trump has been compared to Benito Mussolini because of his authoritarian leanings. Both men underwent political transformations with Mussolini...

Flashing Fascist Colors, Trump Tightens His Grip on Nomination: Will He Finally Be Unmasked?

William Bradley | Posted 03.03.2016 | Media
William Bradley

With billionaire bully boy Donald Trump arrogantly flashing his fascist colors on Super Tuesday, how many supposedly big-time Republicans have spoken out against his disgusting politics of racism, hatred, and aggressive know-nothingism? Too damn few.

Hillary v. Trump: Scalia's Death Changed Everything

Eric Mink | Posted 03.03.2017 | Politics
Eric Mink

Scalia's death changed everything. Instead of nominations of federal judges being just another presidential election year hypothetical, there is now a hard, cold reality: Someone will take Scalia's place on the Supreme Court, and that person will have a lifetime appointment.

Dear Trump, Better to Live One Day as a Sheep Than One Hundred as Mussolini

Mirella Serri | Posted 03.02.2017 | Politics
Mirella Serri

More than courage, Mussolini had a good pen and a gift for propaganda. That no one can deny. The motto brought no luck, however. Neither to the Italian soldiers who suffered through Caporetto, nor for Il Duce himself. Someone would do well to point that out to America's overexcited tycoon.

Mussolini's 'Last' Secret Bunker Revealed

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 03.25.2013 | World

Nearly 70 years after Benito Mussolini's death, new images and video of what the Italian media are calling Mussolini's last bunker have emerged, revea...

Torture Victims Win Case Against UK, But WWII Greek Victims Still Await Justice

Ilias Sourdis | Posted 11.05.2012 | World
Ilias Sourdis

Congratulations to the three Mau Mau Kenyan torture victims who recently won a landmark victory of immense global repercussions against their former c...

Neo-Fascists Gather To Celebrate Mussolini

Huffington Post Italy | Marco Pasqua | Posted 10.29.2012 | World

They come from all over the country. Their heads shaved, yearning for the 1920s, comrades in black shirts with their bodies marked by the symbols of h...

Most Bizarre Diets Of Healthy People | Posted 04.07.2012 | Weird News

Lots of people have their own personal diet plans, and nutritionists don't always agree on which one is best. Nutritionists do agree that everythi...

Santorum Likens Social Welfare Programs To Fascism

Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics

Riding high off his strong showing in the Iowa caucus, GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum took some time in his closing speech to compare social...

Documentary Shows Brutal, Never-Before-Seen Images Of Mussolini's Corpse

Posted 05.08.2012 | Home

By TRISHA THOMAS, The Associated Press ROME — A new documentary about Benito Mussolini examines the near cult-like fascination that many Italians...

Top 10 Terrorists Of All-Time | David Moye | Posted 11.15.2011 | Crime

Osama bin Laden was easily the most infamous terrorist of the last 15 years, but he's just one in a long line of baddies. And he'd have had to do e...

Balbo Drive: Honorary Name Or Monument To Fascism?

Posted 09.06.2011 | Chicago

It's a beautiful, three-block long stretch of downtown Chicago. It runs past the city's famous Buckingham Fountain, and through Grant Park, where Pres...

Mussolini's Granddaughter Rips Into Supermodel

Telegraph | Nick Squires, Rome | Posted 05.30.2011 | World

Alessandra Mussolini, the granddaughter of the fascist dictator Benito Mussolini, has torn into an Italian model for saying that Silvio Berlusconi has...

Propaganda: Art Of Gaddafi, Hussein And Kim Jong Il

BLTWY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Gaddafi has posed beneath a giant gold fist in Tripoli, but he's hardly the first dictator to use art to create the illusion of victory. From Ramses I...

Romualdo Locatelli: The Artist Who Disappeared

John Seed | Posted 06.01.2011 | Arts
John Seed

On February 24, 1943, Romualdo Locatelli, a renowned Italian painter, disappeared while bird hunting, never to be seen again. His widow Erminia had a premonition of tragedy that day.

Jason Linkins

Newt's Park51 Stance Puts Him 'To The Right' Of Il Duce | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Ben Smith's been digging into whether Newt Gingrich's call -- "There should be no mosque near Ground Zero in New York so long as there are no churches...

'April is our Fatal Month' -- Mussolini's wife

Kenneth Kales | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kenneth Kales

I try to make sense of Romano's complex memoir by asking myself, "How would I have turned out if Benito Mussolini had been my father?" Or, how would you have turned out?

Obama: "Ich bin ein Chrysler!"

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Obama talked his usual great game of absolute confidence at the end of his announcement this morning, telling the country, "If you're going to buy a new car, buy an American car."

Mussolini's Daughter Love Affair With Communist Reveals In Letters

Telegraph | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

An illicit love affair between the daughter of Benito Mussolini, the former fascist dictator, and a prominent communist partisan has been revealed aft...

Where Are They Now? Descendents Of 10 Former Dictators

Mental Floss | Stacy Conradt | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

1. Alessandra Mussolini, the daughter of Benito Mussolini's son and his first wife, Anna Maria Scicolone (who also happened to be Sophia Loren's siste...