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The Forgotten Fight Against Fascism

The Zinn Education Project | Posted 08.11.2014 | Education
The Zinn Education Project

Today's texts acknowledge "blemishes" like the internment of Japanese Americans, but the texts either ignore or gloss over the fact that for almost a decade, during the earliest fascist invasions of Asia, Africa, and Europe, the Western democracies encouraged rather than fought Hitler and Mussolini, and sometimes gave them material aid.

GOP Assemblyman Compares Cuomo To Hitler, Mussolini

Posted 02.05.2013 | New York

Republican New York Assemblyman Steve McLaughlin apologized Tuesday for comparing Governor Andrew Cuomo to fascist dictators Adolf Hitler and Benito M...

How The Vatican Built A Secret Property Empire Using Mussolini's Millions

www.guardian.co.uk | Posted 03.24.2013 | World

Few passing London tourists would ever guess that the premises of Bulgari, the upmarket jewellers in New Bond Street, had anything to do with the pope...

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...

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...

Astoria Characters: The Guy Who Really Gives a Fig

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 10.16.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Joe Vitale, who was born in Palermo, Italy and christened Pepino by his parents, is the fig savior. When he bought his house six years ago, the fig tree in back was all but dead. Joe nursed it back to health.

More PR Shame: Associated Press Cooperates With Dictatorial Propaganda Machines

Thor Halvorssen | Posted 10.15.2011 | Media
Thor Halvorssen

Is any of the dark, undeniable reality of life under Castro mentioned in a single caption of the thousands of photographs offered by the AP? Not once. Castro, they repeat, is a "revolutionary hero."

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...

China Wants Power and Respect

Leon T. Hadar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Leon T. Hadar

Chinese foreign policy is focused not on achieving global preeminence, but on maintaining access to energy resources and on creating a regional sphere of influence in East Asia.

Other GOP Amendments Added to Derail Health Care Reform

Andy McDonald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy McDonald

GOP Senators proposed some creative amendments to tack onto the Health Care Reform bill in an effort to derail the momentum of its passage. These ame...

Mussolini And MI5: Documents Reveal Italy's Fascist Dictator Was Once British Agent

The Guardian | Tom Kington | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Archived documents have revealed that Mussolini got his start in politics in 1917 with the help of a £100 weekly wage from MI5. For the British in...

Cannes 2009 Day Six Reviews: Football, Fascism, Death and Porn

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

It remains a quiet fest in the market and late at night but definitely exciting and vibrant when it comes to the new films screening in and out of Competition.

Swine Flu Round-Up: Dorothy Parker, Mussolini, Elizabeth Edwards

Vickie Karp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Vickie Karp

If you need cheering up during the Swine Flu outbreak, take a look at Dorothy Parker's famous old book review on the love-life of poisonous bacteria.