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Nazi Monster's Lost Diaries Reveal Chilling Details Of A Mass Murderer

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 08.03.2016 | World

Dinner parties... phone calls with his daughter... massage sessions... and orders for mass murder. Newly uncovered diary pages show in chilling detail...

Germany's Munich Moment

James Marshall Crotty | Posted 07.27.2016 | Politics
James Marshall Crotty

I find it interesting when German friends lambaste me as a fear monger for having the audacity to point out that their wonderful nation - an exemplar of excellence in areas ranging from philosophy to music to manufacturing - has a radical Islamic terror problem on its hands.

Putting The "Twit" in "Twitter"

Lev Raphael | Posted 07.25.2016 | Comedy
Lev Raphael

Americans don't use the word "twit" as much as the English do, which is too bad. Twits are brainless people and they're all over the Internet, wasti...

Trump Is a Dangerous Demagogue Who Threatens American Values

Lev Raphael | Posted 07.28.2016 | Politics
Lev Raphael

Watching Trump's dark, apocalyptic speech last week, Bernie Sanders asked in a tweet if he was running for president or dictator. And at the DNC this...

75 Years Later: What the Past Teaches Us Today

Kelli Stuart | Posted 06.22.2016 | Politics
Kelli Stuart

On June 22, 1941, Adolf Hitler's Nazi army stormed through the Soviet Union in a surprise attack that should have been anything but a surprise. The b...

America's Ghost Dance with Trump

Dave Pruett | Posted 06.02.2016 | Politics
Dave Pruett

In watching aghast the incomprehensible ascendancy of Donald Trump, I am struck with a sense of déjà vu. Where else have I heard of a people, drowning in despair, who clutch for a life raft of false promises? And then it comes back to me.

A Memorial Day Reminder of the Nature of War

William Astore | Posted 05.28.2016 | Impact
William Astore

There's nothing really that special about these letters to my dad - and that's their value. They are the typical sentiments of American dogfaces in Europe in World War II. Men who saw the destruction of Germany and the deaths of their friends. They had no illusions about war, and they didn't spout patriotic platitudes.

Then and Now: Bonhoeffer's Germany IV

Michael Jinkins | Posted 05.18.2016 | Religion
Michael Jinkins

One of the most lamentable stories in all the history of Christianity must be the failure of the church in Germany to stand not only against Hitler and the Nazi movement, but to stand against the things that allowed fascism to flourish in Germany.

Former Nazi Guard Apologizes To Victims: 'Auschwitz Was A Nightmare'

Reuters | Alexandra Ma | Posted 04.29.2016 | World

DETMOLD, Germany (Reuters) - A 94-year-old former Auschwitz guard on trial in Germany apologized in court to victims on Friday, telling them he regret...

Former Auschwitz Guard Dies Just Days Before Going On Trial

Reuters | Lee Moran | Posted 04.08.2016 | World

BERLIN (Reuters) - A former Auschwitz guard has died only days before going on trial in Germany, accused of being an accessory to the murder of more t...

95-Year-Old Holocaust Survivor Urges Nazi Trial Suspects To 'Tell The Truth'

Reuters | Alexandra Ma | Posted 03.30.2016 | World

BERLIN (Reuters) - A Holocaust survivor said on Tuesday that four suspects accused by German prosecutors of being accessory to murder at Auschwitz mus...

How the Rest of the World Sees the Trump Candidacy

Mary Buffett | Posted 03.22.2016 | Politics
Mary Buffett

Trump's political campaign has devolved into a freak show that demonstrates our worst selves on the global stage. We also have to remember that the whole world (not just Americans) is watching. I get calls and emails from overseas wondering if Americans have lost their collective minds.

Negativity Breeds Negativity, Positivity Breeds Positivity

Stuart Muszynski | Posted 03.14.2016 | Politics
Stuart Muszynski

"Diversity of ideas makes us all wiser. True leadership is embracing those who disagree with you, as well." - "President" Frank Underwood, House of C...

Trump Is the Symptom, Not the Disease

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 03.08.2016 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

The media frenzy surrounding Donald Trump has inverted the nature of our problem. That a demagogue will come along to foment dissent is no surprise; that his despicable views find such gleeful resonance with so many of our voters is the frightening story, not Trump.

This Donald Trump Rally Looks Like A Scene From Nazi Germany

The Huffington Post | Janie Velencia | Posted 03.05.2016 | Politics

Donald Trump’s ascent to the top of the Republican presidential candidate heap has been increasingly likened to the rise of Adolf Hitler, as both me...

Remembering "The Wave"

Suzy Hayman DeYoung | Posted 03.03.2016 | Impact
Suzy Hayman DeYoung

I used to love watching The ABC Afterschool Specials. Airing from 1972 through 1997, the enthralling dramas tackled everything from cheesy teen romanc...

Photographer Documents The Haunting Journey To Auschwitz

HuffPost Italy | Alexandra Ma | Posted 01.27.2016 | World

On Wednesday, the United Nations marks International Holocaust Remembrance Day, in which the world honors the millions of victims who were murdered by...

A Cautionary Tale About Hitler's Propaganda

Steven Luckert | Posted 01.26.2016 | World
Steven Luckert

On January 27, as institutions around the world commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day, it is crucial to consider the role that Nazi propaganda played in facilitating the mass murder of Europe's Jews and the persecution of millions of others.

Concentration Camp Inmates Had To Rebuild A Nazi Refinery The Koch Brothers' Dad Helped Construct

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 01.19.2016 | Politics

A new book by New Yorker journalist Jane Mayer about billionaire oligarchs Charles and David Koch reveals that the initial Koch fortune accrued by the...

The Ghetto Swinger: The Incredible Story of Jazz Star Coco Schumann Who Played in Auschwitz For His Life

Michaela Haas | Posted 01.12.2016 | Arts
Michaela Haas

"We feigned a normal life. We tried to forget that there was an impenetrable fence all around."

Finding Beauty in Adversity at Work

Stephanie Ciccarelli | Posted 01.05.2016 | Business
Stephanie Ciccarelli

What do you do when ugliness invades your workplace? How about at home or in the public square? Whether it is a disagreeable co-worker, an irate custo...

Adolf Hitler Really Did Have Only One Testicle, Say Medical Records

Reuters | Lee Moran | Posted 12.20.2015 | Weird News

BERLIN, Dec 19 (Reuters) - A medical document shows that Adolf Hitler only had one testicle, German media said on Saturday, suggesting there is some t...

John Kasich Video Links Donald Trump To Nazi Germany

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 11.25.2015 | World

Ohio Gov. John Kasich's (R) presidential campaign on Tuesday released a web ad that links Donald Trump to Nazi Germany. The 60-second spot, titled "Tr...

First They Came: Redux

Warren Holstein | Posted 11.24.2015 | Politics
Warren Holstein

According to Wikipedia: "First they came ... is a famous statement and provocative poem written by Pastor Martin Niemöller (1892-1984) about the cow...

This Daily Mail Anti-Refugee Cartoon Is Straight Out Of Nazi Germany

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 11.18.2015 | Media

The Daily Mail just went there. "There" being Nazi Europe circa 1939, as seen through the lens of propaganda-laden cartoons depicting the Jews as rats...