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Book Review: America's Nazi Secret

Russ Baker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Russ Baker

America's Nazi Secret is not what you'd call extremely reader-friendly material. Sometimes it feels like a chore to read it. But wow--does it ever provide powerful insight into the "deep politics" of US policy.

Preserving Auschwitz: A Responsibility to our Children

Jacek Kastelaniec | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jacek Kastelaniec

We, the remaining survivors of Auschwitz and the keepers of its memory, urge you to help preserve the physical evidence of Auschwitz and raise awareness to prevent future acts of hatred.

Google Launches Holocaust Archive

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

To coincide with International Holocaust Remembrance Day (January 27), Google and Yad Vashem, an Israeli museum established in the 1950s to preserve t...

Refresher Course on That Nazi Thing

Stanton Peele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Stanton Peele

"Congressman Cohen -- can I call you Steve? -- what brings you all the way here from the hills of Tennessee?" "Well, it seems some people think I forgot the basics of the Congressional training course you taught."

U.S. Gave Ex-Nazis 'Safe Haven,' According To DOJ Report

The New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A secret history of the United States government's Nazi-hunting operation concludes that American intelligence officials created a "safe haven" in the...

Palin's Response to the Tucson Tragedy Is 'All About Sarah'

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alaska Dispatch News

The rap on Sarah Palin as governor in Alaska was always that in Sarah's world, everything was about Sarah. When the then-governor and Republican vice-...

Germany Knew Where Eichmann Was Hiding, Failed To Act

AOL News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

After 15 years on the run, justice finally caught up with Adolf Eichmann on May 11, 1960. The Nazi war criminal -- who organized the deportation of mi...

The Last Train to Auschwitz

Dorian de Wind | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Dorian de Wind

Louis de Wind, a Dutch Jew, then quickly puts the two-page letter into an envelope, addresses it to his wife and, through a slit in the door of the train, pushes the letter out of the wagon, hoping that someone will find it.

New Show Features Photos Of Muslims Who Saved Jews During World War II | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

TRIBECA -- In the wake of the controversy over the so-called "Ground Zero mosque," a TriBeCa gallery is showcasing photos of Albanian Muslims who risk...

Nazi-Era Graves Believed To Be Found Near Austrian Psych Ward

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A construction project has been halted after an Austrian psychiatric hospital graveyard was found to contain the remains of what are believed to be Na...

Rare Photos From A Nazi Christmas Party In 1941

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The images are chilling, bordering on surreal: as World War II raged on December 18, 1941, Adolf Hitler presided over a Christmas party in Munich, Ger...

Hanukkah: Finding My Inner Light as a Jew

Carol Smaldino | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Carol Smaldino

I do not subscribe to the Jewish religion, but to be one who is self-hating or denying of authentic parts of me would be to deny real ecology which has to include the diversity, not only outside, but inside of us as well.

Two Amazing Thrillers for Your Holiday Gift List

Lev Raphael | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Lev Raphael

If you're looking to surprise book lovers on your gift list, you can't do better than giving them two paperback thrillers by Jacques Chessex. Never h...

Ryan Grim

Top Republican Compares Boehner To Eisenhower | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John Boehner is Dwight Eisenhower. Eric Cantor is Omar Bradley. And Joe Barton is George Patton. That's according to a presentation that Barton plans ...

Why Fox News Loves the (Other) N-Word

Sherman Yellen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Sherman Yellen

Sherman's law: The word Nazi can only be used in connection to the Holocaust. To trivialize that word as Fox News has done is to degrade the deaths of millions of innocents.

Oh, Roger, What Ailes You?

Sam Greenfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Sam Greenfield

Roger Ailes did apologize for the 'nazi' remarks about NPR. Was it because he was really sorry, or was it because of the public's reaction?

PHOTOS: SUPERHERO ART: Photographer Sacha Goldberger's Superhero Grandma

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

To cheer up his 91-year-old grandma, Frederika, French photographer Sacha Goldberger took a series of photographs with his Hungarian grandmother in bi...

Fox News Must Fire Glenn Beck for Mocking a Holocaust Survivor

David A. Love | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
David A. Love

All of us should be concerned about Glenn Beck's verbal assault on George Soros and his mocking of the Holocaust. Yet, this is more than a Jewish issue.

Prosecuting Nazis in the 21st Century

Katie Engelhart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Katie Engelhart

We need to decide how much decades-old justice can be served in the courtroom. Not just because of the Nazis; they'll all be dead soon. But because the way we deal with crimes of war depends on it.

WATCH: O'Reilly Skeptical Of Glenn Beck's Conspiracy Theory

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Glenn Beck continued his campaign to "out" George Soros on "The O'Reilly Factor" on Friday. O'Reilly interviewed Beck about his "shadow government"...

Forgiveness From the Inside Out

Marina Cantacuzino | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Marina Cantacuzino

A reader recently wrote in to say that only a couple of our stories are about people who have forgiven themselves. But it's not true. A great many of people, at some level, do include an element of self-forgiveness.

A Veteran's Story Made for Hollywood

Dorian de Wind | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dorian de Wind

I met John just a couple of months ago. He told me he was of French descent. That, I believed immediately. He also told me he was 90 years old. That, I could hardly believe.

The Tea Party Republicans' Malek Problem

Chip Berlet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chip Berlet

Fred V. Malek, is a key political strategist for the American Action Network which just spent some $7 million to unseat Congressional Democrats with v...

Heidegger's Glasses: Haunting Letters From the Underground

Jim Moret | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jim Moret

Heidegger is a tour de force whose imagery haunts the reader long after the final page is turned.

Gabe Habash

'A True-Life Companion To Inglourious Basterds' | Gabe Habash | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Chosen by the OSS to infiltrate the Third Reich, the Five were naturalized Americans who returned to help hasten the end to the horrible struggles goi...