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Anti-Communist Mythomaniacs and Dalton Trumbo

Larry Ceplair | Posted 11.20.2015 | Entertainment
Larry Ceplair

No other blacklisted Hollywood person stirs the nest of right-wing wasps as much as Dalton Trumbo. So, it is not surprising that they have swarmed against Trumbo, a movie honestly portraying him and his fight against the motion-picture blacklist.

The Holocaust: A Homework Assignment for Ben Carson

Bernard Starr | Posted 11.08.2015 | Politics
Bernard Starr

Dr. Carson, if you are open to discovering the truth about the Holocaust and can find an hour to play catch-up, here are some "Cliff's Notes" and links to help you learn the well documented truth about the horrors of Hitler's war against the Jews.

5 Tips for Killing Baby Hitler

Warren Holstein | Posted 10.27.2015 | Comedy
Warren Holstein

New highly secret NSA intelligence-gathering techniques and advanced data analysis of all of your social media timelines has further enabled us to determine that you are the perfect candidate to travel back in time to the late 19th century and kill "Baby" Hitler. Congratulations!

3 Articles About Books to Read Right Now

The National Book Review | Posted 10.25.2015 | Books
The National Book Review

This article first appeared in the National Book Review Miranda Seymour, "Hitler at Home by Despina Stratigakos, Review: 'Splendidly Unexpected.'" (T...

Twitter Responds To NYT Mag Inquiry: Would You Kill Baby Hitler?

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 10.23.2015 | Media

EmbedContent(562a8146e4b0aac0b8fce0bd,We asked @nytmag readers: If you could go back and kill Hitler as a baby, would you do it? (What's your resp...

Netanyahu Says Muslim Leader Convinced Hitler To Kill Jewish People

Reuters | Alana Horowitz | Posted 10.21.2015 | World

REUTERS -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu provoked controversy on Wednesday, hours before a visit to Germany, by saying the forme...

Polish Heritage Month Reveals Significant Underreported Stories From World War II

Greg Archer | Posted 10.20.2015 | Chicago
Greg Archer

Growing up in Chicago in the 1970s, I was aware that my parents were Polish immigrants. My father, William Krzos, was an engineer at GTE -- I was intrigued by his vague remarks about being in a German labor camp.

Dr. Carson Plays Politics

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 10.13.2015 | Politics
Joe Peyronnin

Dr. Ben Carson, the Republican candidate for president and former neurosurgeon, says, "I am not politically correct. I will not be politically correct." This approach to his campaign has helped him secure second place in polls taken of likely Republican voters, trailing only Donald Trump. But will it play well in a national election?

Ben Carson Defends Comments About Guns And The Holocaust

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 10.11.2015 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson defended his controversial comments that the Holocaust could have been prevented if only the Jewish peop...

Why the Holocaust Has No Place in the Gun Debate

Jonathan Greenblatt | Posted 10.11.2015 | Politics
Jonathan Greenblatt

Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson was the most recent to make this outrageous point last week during an interview with Wolf Blitzer on CNN. Since then, he's taken a lot of heat, and for good reason. But he's certainly not the first person to make the assertion.

Marco Rubio and Hitler? Says Who?

Lev Raphael | Posted 09.26.2015 | Politics
Lev Raphael

I think Debbie Wasserman Schultz should apologize for issuing a statement with no basis in fact and wasting her time on a totally wrong-headed, insulting attack -- and for invoking the holiest day of the Jewish year to make her bogus points.

What Nazi Propaganda Can Teach Us about ISIS

Steven Luckert | Posted 09.11.2015 | World
Steven Luckert

In 1924, Adolf Hitler described propaganda as "a terrible weapon in the hands of an expert." For two decades, the Nazis showed the world what a devastating weapon it could be.

15 Liberating Ways to Experience Paris: A Walking Tour for the August 25 Anniversary of its Liberation

Meg Waite Clayton | Posted 08.24.2015 | Travel
Meg Waite Clayton

The city's liberation on August 25, 1944 is widely considered the most romantic moment of the war. This short walking tour will visit the highlight moments of the liberation. You might stop along the route for some deliciously reviving French chocolate.

Solidarity or Self-interest? European Integration and the German Question

David Miles | Posted 08.21.2015 | Politics
David Miles

The challenge for the European Union and its member states, particularly Germany, is in balancing the often incongruous demands of co-operation and self-interest, and thus demonstrate to their own citizens that concrete achievements can still create a Europe of solidarity and prosperity as Schuman envisaged.

A Second Take on Trump

Frank A. Weil | Posted 08.19.2015 | Entertainment
Frank A. Weil

I stand on all I said in my August 12th post about "The Donald" (namely, that he's a blowhard who is running for President only to boost the Trump bra...

Hitler's Aesthetic of Anti-Individualism

Rick Steves | Posted 08.18.2015 | Travel
Rick Steves

When World War II broke out, Hitler was building a massive congress hall to accommodate his top 50,000 Nazis for annual gatherings. The unfinished and...

Nazi Parade Ground and the Stink of German Urine

Rick Steves | Posted 08.18.2015 | Travel
Rick Steves

I've left England and have made my way to Germany, where I'm filming new TV shows for our upcoming season. And my first stop is a beautiful town with ...

'Protocol Zero,' A Conversation With James Abel

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 08.12.2015 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

James Abel is a pseudonym for Bob Reiss, the bestselling author of more than 20 books. He is a former Chicago Tribune reporter and previously was a correspondent for Outside Magazine.

The Atomic Bomb at 70: Its Fearsome Impact, Frightful Legacy, and Potential Stellar Redemption

William Bradley | Posted 08.11.2015 | Politics
William Bradley

As horrifying as the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombs were, the quantum leap forward in destructive power afforded by the hydrogen bomb made our situation far more perilous. We've been fortunate that virtually unthinkable destruction has not ensued since the nuclear arms race of the 1950s.

Prejudice: A Dangerous Defense Mechanism

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 07.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

"Prejudice is a great time saver: You can form opinions without having to get the facts." -- E. B. White Prejudice is described as an unfavorable o...

The Saudis and Iranians Need to Talk: And We Need to Make It Happen

Marc Gopin | Posted 07.28.2015 | World
Marc Gopin

In recent years I have worked deeply on quiet conflict management interventions from Afghanistan to Iran, but mostly in Syria. I have watched the unnecessary suffering of countless people, the slaughter of hundreds of thousands of Syrians, the greatest civilian displacement in Middle Eastern history, and I have watched it up close through the lives of my students and friends.

Huckabee's Hitler Hysteria: A New Low

Lev Raphael | Posted 07.28.2015 | Politics
Lev Raphael

For a man who claims to have visited Auschwitz and Birkenau three times, he doesn't seem to have learned anything there.

On The Monster's Back: Heroism, Love and Survival by Robert D. Lamson

Stanley Weiss | Posted 07.27.2015 | Books
Stanley Weiss

It is easy to see how things could have gone differently for the boy, who might well have ended his days at the end of a Turkish rope.

Is MH17 Putin's Katyn Wood Massacre?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 07.24.2015 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

Blocking accountability and seeking to blame others for its crimes, even when premeditated is a KGB tactic, but only marginally successful. Putin should have learned the lesson that the truth is bound to come through.

Jerry Brown's Climate Road Show Meets Up With the Pope in Rome

William Bradley | Posted 07.24.2015 | Politics
William Bradley

Governor Jerry Brown, pressing the California agenda on renewable energy and climate change, followed up his successful appearance earlier this month at the Climate Summit of the Americas in Toronto with what looks like an even more successful appearance at the Pope's summit.