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Ace Of Base Responds To Nazi Allegations

Posted 04.26.2013 | Entertainment

Ace of Base fans will be disappointed to learn that one of the band's founding members has a disturbing secret: He was in a Nazi band and has ties to ...

Famed Alabama Civil Rights Attorney Releases KKK Hate Mail

Keith Thomson | Posted 06.18.2013 | Politics
Keith Thomson

During his 1976 prosecution of Klansman Robert Chambliss in the Alabama church bombing case, the mail for (then) Alabama Attorney General Bill Baxley included racist rants, personal insults and death threats. Unfazed, Baxley placed them in a file he labeled "Kooks and Nuts."

Days of Remembrance, 2013: 'The Warsaw Ghetto Is No More'

Marie Woolf | Posted 06.15.2013 | World
Marie Woolf

Now as then, atrocities occur all around us; now, as then, they're not real until they happen to be reported. Initially, we're upset, but it takes too much time and energy to sustain that -- we begin to tune out.

Anti-Gay Pundit: 'Homofacists' Will Force Christians To Wear Nazi-Like ID Patches

Posted 04.12.2013 | Gay Voices

Bryan Fischer is no stranger to comparing the gay rights movement to Nazi Germany, but his latest rant might be his most shocking yet. The America...

On Buchenwald Liberation Anniversary, Photos Recount Horrors Of Holocaust

Posted 04.15.2013 | World

On April 11, 1945, American troops liberated Buchenwald, one of the largest concentration camps established by the Nazis during the second World War. ...

Riga and the Waffen-SS: Face to Face with the Unspeakable

Richard Brodsky | Posted 06.09.2013 | World
Richard Brodsky

On March 15 we had visited several sites of massacres, mass murders and concentration camps where hundreds of thousands of people had been shot or otherwise killed. The next day I'm standing face-to-face with someone who might have been there.

Voices Raised in Resistance: Powerful Defiant Requiem Premieres on PBS Sunday, April 7

Jason Apuzzo | Posted 06.06.2013 | Entertainment
Jason Apuzzo

If a hallmark of great art is its ability to transcend the limited circumstances of its creation, then there is no more heartbreaking realization of this than the 1944 performance of Giuseppe Verdi's Catholic Requiem by Jewish prisoners at the Nazi concentration camp Terezín.

I Need Only Remember My Name: Thoughts on Holocaust Memorial Day

Rabbi Lawrence Troster | Posted 06.05.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Lawrence Troster

I don't need Holocaust memorials to remind me of the loss of Lejzor Trajster and his family, or any of the rest of our families that by chance and the cruelty of nations never made it out of Europe. I need only remember my name.

On Holocaust Memorial Day, Re-Imagining the Shoah

Abraham H. Foxman | Posted 06.04.2013 | Religion
Abraham H. Foxman

One of the most disturbing and paradoxically important questions to arise out of the ashes of the Holocaust is not so much the question of why six million Jews and millions of others were systematically annihilated, but the question of "what if... ?"

Vintage Photos Spotlight Bizarre Nazi Concept Weapon

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 04.04.2013 | Science

Mirror, mirror, on the wall, what's the weirdest Nazi concept weapon of them all? The "sun gun." That seems to be the takeaway from a long-forgotte...

Learning From the Past; Teach Your Children Well

Linda Novick O'Keefe | Posted 06.02.2013 | Impact
Linda Novick O'Keefe

There are many lessons to be learned in moments from our pasts. Teach your children well and remember that food can be your tool.

Prof Who Compared 9/11 Victims To Nazis Is Shut Out

AP | Posted 04.01.2013 | Denver

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from former University of Colorado professor Ward Churchill in his effort to reclaim his job. ...

WATCH: Nazi Submarine Found Off Norway's Coast

The Huffington Post | Kavitha A. Davidson | Posted 03.28.2013 | World

An oil company working on a pipeline off the coast of Norway recently made a discovery maybe as valuable as the liquid gold: a sunken Nazi submarine. ...

Nazis? Again? Really?

Richard Brodsky | Posted 05.13.2013 | Politics
Richard Brodsky

Most, but not all, European governments and political parties have opposed the Riga march. But as memory dims, too often the positions taken are based on the politics of the moment.

Germany Hunting 182 Neo-Nazi Fugitives

AP | Posted 05.12.2013 | World

BERLIN (AP) — Authorities say 182 wanted neo-Nazis are currently at large in Germany. Germany's Interior Ministry published the figur...

Karl Rove Nazi Image Created By Tea Party

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 02.20.2013 | Politics

A tea party group portrayed leading Republican strategist Karl Rove as a Nazi in an email it sent Tuesday -- and later had to apologize for it, blamin...

When a Good Artist Turns Nazi Sympathizer

Phil Campbell | Posted 05.13.2013 | Arts
Phil Campbell

The idea driving this kind of art, was that Krafft was a provocateur taking on some of the most difficult themes in art with a sly, shifting lens of irony, scorn, and humor. No one ever considered the possibility that Krafft's more controversial works of art were in any way, well, sincere.

Movie Review: Lore

Marshall Fine | Posted 04.10.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Shortland's film has an occasionally detached, whispery quality, as the camera focuses on the nature around Lore and her group. These Malick-like moments take us out of the story, for better or worse, depending on your point of view.

No Budget for the Holocaust

Tyler Moss | Posted 04.08.2013 | Politics
Tyler Moss

My favorite class from high school is being cut. I'm devastated -- this was one of the only classes in high school that actually asked me to engage with it beyond the basic book report or Powerpoint presentation. Thus I wrote the following letter.

Rep. Foxx Invokes Holocaust in Describing Obama Rules That Affect Her For-Profit College Donors

David Halperin | Posted 04.08.2013 | Politics
David Halperin

Foxx, who has staunchly defended the for-profit college industry despite its blatant record of abusing students and ripping off taxpayers, apparently didn't mention in her remarks that she is one of Congress's biggest recipients of campaign cash from that industry.

Russia Marks 70th Anniversary Of Stalingrad

AP | By ALEXANDER ZEMLIANICHENKO | Posted 04.04.2013 | World

VOLGOGRAD, Russia (AP) — An aged T-34 tank clattered into the center of the southern Russian city once known as Stalingrad and soldiers dressed in W...

Inappropriate Use Of Holocaust Imagery In The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Eliyahu Federman | Posted 03.17.2013 | Religion
Eliyahu Federman

While the hatred on both sides of the conflict, can, at times, be compared to the hatred the Nazis had for the Jews, the actions and reality are worlds apart.

PHOTOS: Bizarre New Take On Classic Children's Character

Posted 01.11.2013 | Books

Peter Panzerfaust, Kurtis J. Wiebe and Tyler Jenkins's comic book series inspired by J.M. Barrie's classic Peter Pan, puts the classic children's char...

She's Not Dead Yet

Courtney Garcia | Posted 03.09.2013 | Comedy
Courtney Garcia

When I went home for the holidays this year, I overheard my mom and uncle discussing arrangements for my grandmother's funeral, which struck me off-guard since my grandma's not dead.

War Memories Are Made of These

Dorian de Wind | Posted 01.07.2013 | Impact
Dorian de Wind

It is likely that we have already heard firsthand from our World War II veterans most of the stories from that dreadful war and that we may not hear many more new ones as these heroes are leaving us at an alarming rate of 800 to 1,000 each and every day.