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Donald Trump’s Modern-Day Gestapo


The Republican Party’s professed reverence for family values doesn’t apply to undocumented immigrants.

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Holocaust Survivor Bernard Marks on the ‘Travesty of Justice’ in Trump’s America (Audio)

Marks, whose speech at a California immigration forum in March went viral, draws parallels between the U.S. today and Germany in the 1930s.

Posted on Apr 11, 2017 WATCH & LISTEN

Beware of Another Reichstag Fire


The lessons of the Holocaust warn against authoritarianism and the danger of a single crisis solidifying power.

Posted on Feb 28, 2017 READ MORE

We Must Understand Corporate Power to Fight It


All predatory systems of power seek to mask their ultimate aims. As they become more repressive, they become more deceptive. They silence dissidents and bombard the airwaves with lies. Those who effectively resist have to peel back the layers of deceit to understand the intentions of the elites.

Posted on Jun 12, 2016 READ MORE

Chris Hedges and Holocaust Survivor Lola Mozes Revisit Nazi-Occupied Poland (Video)

Mozes’ testimony is both a history lesson and a cautionary tale for our time.

Posted on Jun 7, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN

Hedy Epstein, Human Rights Activist and Holocaust Survivor, Dies at 91


Epstein devoted her life to advocating for human rights after escaping the horrors of Nazi Germany.

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How Not to Talk About the Nazi Era and Israel/Palestine


The fallout from a witch hunt in which British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and his supporters were accused of anti-Semitism reminds us that both sides flinging comparisons with Nazism at each other only distracts from the legitimate issue of Palestinian rights.

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Israeli Arab Lawmaker Refuses Holocaust-Day Invite, Saying Israel Today Is Like Germany in 1930s


Israeli lawmaker Haneen Zoabi declined to participate in a Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremony, citing her inability to speak out against what she called the “frightening similarity” between Nazi Germany’s behavior and Israel’s policies in the occupied territories, reports the newspaper Haaretz.

Posted on Apr 23, 2016 READ MORE

The Lonely American


Communal activities, from attendance at sporting events to civic organizations, have plummeted. We are isolated and have become hapless victims of corporate propaganda. We must reconnect to resist.

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German Politicians Confirm Greece Has Case for Wartime Reparations


Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has accused Germany of trying to avoid paying reparations for Nazi crimes committed during World War II—and several German politicians agree.

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We Are Those Who Suffer: Free Speech, the Media and the Roots of Violence


Condemnation of the Charlie Hebdo killings must be accompanied by understanding of root causes and by compassion for struggling peoples. And the media must refrain from fanning the flames of hatred.

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‘You Have a Mother’


Lola Mozes’ desperate plea to a Nazi camp guard did not save her mother. But by then her parents had taught her a lesson that has informed her life—no human being ever has the right to live at the expense of another.

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Are Israelis and Zionists Really Talking About a Final Solution of the Palestinian Problem?


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The Times of Israel published and then removed from its site an essay by Yochanan Gordon that openly called for genocide against the Palestinians of Gaza.

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Why Did Glenn Greenwald Get Scooped by the Washington Post in the Latest Snowden Revelation?


After foreshadowing the biggest Edward Snowden story yet, reporter Glenn Greenwald may have been silenced by Pierre Omidyar’s strong White House ties; reality TV workers have had a rough time of it; meanwhile, the child plastered on Nazi propaganda as the “perfect Aryan” was actually Jewish. These discoveries and more after the jump.

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The Promise of a Courageous Al-Jazeera America May Be Fading


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Is the desire to enter the U.S. television news market corrupting Al-Jazeera English’s journalistic integrity? The network’s silent retraction from its website of a controversial article criticizing Israel suggests it is, Glenn Greenwald writes at The Guardian.

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Romney’s Bain Discrepancy, Limbaugh’s Thwarted Theory, and More


A look at the day’s political happenings, including Mitt Romney’s Bain Capital controversy and Maine’s governor making another Nazi comparison.

Posted on Jul 12, 2012 READ MORE

Upcoming: A Film on Hannah Arendt


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German film director Margarethe von Trotta is at work on a film about Hannah Arendt, the 20th century political philosopher who coined the phrase “banality of evil” while reporting on the trial of Nazi officer and Holocaust organizer Adolf Eichmann.

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Coming of Rage in Neverland


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Knowing what Hitler had done to the complete eradication of the square mustache, I could only guess what bin Laden was doing to U.S. introspection.

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The Hack: Reflections on a Nazi-Era Filmmaker


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“Jud Süss” may be the most odious movie ever made. And now we have a talking-heads documentary about it, “Harlan: In the Shadow of Jew Süss,” the work of Felix Moeller, in which the children and grandchildren of the film’s director, Veit Harlan, are invited to comment on the patriarch’s noxious work.

Posted on Jun 18, 2010 READ MORE

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