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Protesters Slaughter Sheep, Strip Naked In Bizarre Action At Auschwitz

The Huffington Post | Mary S Papenfuss | Posted 03.25.2017 | Home

At least 11 people were arrested at Auschwitz, the former Nazi death camp, on Friday after they slaughtered a sheep beneath the entry gate, removed th...

Top Trump Adviser Faces Calls For Resignation After Reports Of Ties To Nazi-Aligned Group

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 03.18.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― A top counterterrorism adviser to President Donald Trump faces growing calls to resign after a series of news reports alleging he has t...

Preventing The Triumph Of Trump's Will

John Feffer | Posted 03.13.2017 | Politics
John Feffer

Preventing The Triumph Of Trump’s Will Cross-posted with TomDispatch.com Dystopias have recently achieved full-spectrum dominance. Kids are drawn to...

I Have Never Been More Acutely Aware That I'm Jewish Than At This Moment In History

Erin Schrode | Posted 02.21.2017 | Politics
Erin Schrode

I walked into a concentration camp in Germany – and I walked out. A Jewish woman leaving a Nazi camp defies the odds and realities of millions of hu...

Someone Just Bought Hitler's Personal Phone For $243,000

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 02.20.2017 | Weird News

A battered red phone once belonging to Adolf Hitler, possibly used to send untold numbers of people to their deaths during World War II, has been sold...

Hitler 'Doppleganger' Busted in Austria

The Huffington Post | Mary S Papenfuss | Posted 02.15.2017 | Weird News

He looked mighty familiar. Now a man identifying himself as “Harald Hitler” and sporting the clothing, slicked-down black hair and toothbrush must...

Moving UNICEF Ad Shows How History Is Repeating Itself For Refugees

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 02.07.2017 | Impact

More than 70 years may separate the refugee crises of Syria and World War II. But a powerful new UNICEF ad highlights how they tragically have more in...

Dear President Trump: Our Grandparents Were Refugees. This Is Their Story.

The Huffington Post | Rachel Baumann | Posted 01.27.2017 | Politics

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Friday that makes it much harder for refugees to enter the United States and effectively bans refugee...

In 1939, America Turned Away A Ship Full Of Refugees. This Is What Happened Next.

Matt Mikalatos | Posted 01.27.2017 | Politics
Matt Mikalatos

On May 27th, 1939, a ship called the St. Louis arrived in Havana, Cuba. A little over 900 Jewish refugees from Germany were on it, who had purchased t...

CIA Director: Trump's Nazi Germany Comments Are 'Repugnant'

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 01.17.2017 | Politics

Outgoing CIA Director John Brennan held nothing back in his disdain for some of President-elect Donald Trump’s vitriolic Twitter rants. In an interv...

Donald Trump Compares Controversial Russia Reports To Nazi Germany

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 01.11.2017 | Politics

Donald Trump responded Wednesday to a controversial report on his relationship with Russia by asking, “Are we living in Nazi Germany?” BuzzFeed, C...

Nazi Death Camp Gate Found In Norway 2 Years After It Was Stolen

The Huffington Post | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 12.05.2016 | Home

An anonymous tip this week led police in southwestern Norway to recover part of a historic gate that was stolen from a former Nazi death camp more tha...

This Morning Feels Like September 12, 2001

Domenick Scudera | Posted 11.09.2016 | Queer Voices
Domenick Scudera

More than half of the country voted for Donald Trump. This makes me feel unsafe. As unsafe as I felt on September 12, 2001.

'Perfectly Preserved' Nazi Time Capsule Unearthed In Poland

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 09.21.2016 | Home

A dark chapter in history was reopened in Poland last week when archeologists uncovered a Nazi time capsule containing perfectly preserved mementos of...

Is Elder Guardianship A New Form Of Human Trafficking?

Dr. Terri Kennedy | Posted 09.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Terri Kennedy

As the 71st session of the General Assembly of the United Nations begins this week to discuss international issues that affect the lives of millions t...

Behind the "Music": "The Radicalization of Rolfe" Gets a Second Coming at NYC Fringe Encore Series

Jed Ryan | Posted 09.12.2016 | Entertainment
Jed Ryan

Andrew Bergh's The Radicalization of Rolfe was one of the works being premiered at the 2016 New York International Fringe Festival this past August. ...

'Paradise' Is a Talk with the Maestro: Silver Lion Winner Andrei Konchalovsky in Venice

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 09.12.2016 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

Is Paradise always a great place, for all? We use the word "paradise" loosely in our everyday lives, to describe an idyllic place where we spent our ...

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

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 08.03.2016 | Home

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.