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Newly discovered photo suggests Jewish assassin used by Nazis to justify Kristallnacht survived World War Two

He was widely believed to have died in a Nazi concentration camp during the 1940s.<p>But a newly discovered image of Herschel Grynszpan, the Jewish assassin whose murder of a German diplomat was used by the regime to sanction Kristallnacht, suggests he survived the Second World War.<p>The discovery …

Remembrance Day

Here's one issue where Apple and Donald Trump see eye-to-eye: repatriation

Donald Trump is the President-elect, and the tech world is still figuring out how to react. After the vast majority of Silicon Valley stood in opposition to Trump's policies and divisive rhetoric — which, among other things, called on Apple to make its phones in the US and said Amazon "has a huge …

Stop telling me to 'get over' Brexit – that's not how democracy works

"It’s DEMOCRACY get used to it."<p>So said a tweet in response to an impassioned debate between myself and David Buik, the prominent city commentator …

United Kingdom

The right to vote should be restricted to those with knowledge

Who should hold power: the few or the many? Concentrating power in the hands of a few – in monarchy, dictatorship or oligarchy – tends to result in …

Police State Fascism in America | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<i>Black people live under a fascist system, whether the occupant of the White House is a “fascist” or not. For Blacks, the “rule of law” does not</i> …

If fascism ever does come to America, the media will be goose-stepping right in line

The media want a horse race. It's better for the ratings. They don't care about the public good. They've also spent decades trying to tear the …

Trump is all-in on fascism: Phoenix speech will be remembered as most important of campaign

It was a speech that drew a line—a lily white line—between immigrants and the Trump supporters in the room. It was a speech about US vs. THEM. It …

Luconi on Guarnieri, 'Italian Psychology and Jewish Emigration under Fascism: From Florence to Jerusalem and New York' | H-Italy | H-Net

<b>Patrizia Guarnieri.</b> <i>Italian Psychology and Jewish Emigration under Fascism: From Florence to Jerusalem and New York.</i> New York: Palgrave Macmillan, …

Cuba's Slow-Brewing Economy and Homegrown Opportunity

No, this is not a post about beer ... but about the risk of a missed opportunity.<p>President Obama's visit to Havana in March shined a spotlight on Cuba--a country that, one's political views aside, is regarded warmly by people around the world. Over the last two years, a new foreign investment law …

UK, Argentina agree joint steps on Falklands in win for diplomacy | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain and Argentina have agreed to work together towards removing measures restricting the oil and gas, shipping and fishing industries around the disputed Falkland Islands, both countries said on Wednesday.<p>Falkland Islands policemen patrol the streets in Stanley, March 11, …

Rising nationalism boosts Germany’s populist AfD to polls victory

BERLIN (AFP) — Populist party “Alternative for Germany” (AfD) began life at the height of Europe’s sovereign debt crisis in 2013 on an anti-euro …

Nationalism Is A Trap

More people are coming to the truthful conclusion that globalism is a failure and nationalism, where a country’s people and interests are valued …

Croatia’s election is a warning about the return of nationalism to the Balkans​

With xenophobia and regional tensions on the rise, the EU has to get tough with the new Croatian government – all cultural nods and winks towards second world war fascism must go<p>Amid the alleys and ancient churches of Šibenik, Croatia, the late-summer tourists look quizzical as a tough old man …

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