Adolf Hitler

12 Best Podcasts for Your Holiday Road Trips: Driving just got better

<b>#1/13:</b><p>Driving just got better<p>Images: Respective podcasts/Design: Ashley Britton/SheKnows<p><b>#1/13:</b><p>Pin<p>There is nothing that makes holiday road trips go …

Podcasting

German court rules Israeli cannot fly on Kuwait Airlines: Anti-Semitism is not over in Europe

<i>European Anti-Semitic graffiti</i><p>A 21st century form of antisemitism has been agreed to by a German court:<p>17 November 2017<p>Kuwait Airways is not obliged …

Religion

EU and me: writers reminisce on their relationship with Europe

From cappuccinos to constitutional rights, Stieg Larsson to Smetana – writers reflect on what Europe means to them<p>Sarah Perry<p>I’m something of a thief, I’m afraid, and among my stolen possessions I have the score to “Vltava”, the river theme from the Czech composer Smetana’s symphonic poem <i>Má Vlast</i> …

Pork Pie

Comedy Central Comic ‘Roast’ Demands Open Borders

Jeff Ross has a hard time keeping his immigration policies straight.<p>Compare these two comments made within a week of each other on Comedy …

Conservative View

Jonestown: 13 Things You Should Know About Cult Massacre

A look back at the infamous 1978 mass murder-suicide, one of the most harrowing tragedies in American history<p>Until the September 11th attacks, the …

Culture

KINO favorites: 7 great movies inspired by German books

From Thomas Mann's controversial novel to a satirical book about Adolf Hitler: DW's Kino team picked its seven favorite film adaptations of German …

Literature

An Expert on Warfare Examines Centuries of Evolving Mayhem

<b>THE FUTURE OF WAR</b> <b><br>A History</b><br>By Lawrence Freedman<br>376 pp. PublicAffairs. $30.<p>When it mattered most, the next war was too awful to imagine. In 1933, the year Adolf Hitler took power in Germany, an influential French author warned what might happen: “A hundred planes each carrying a ton of asphyxiating …

George H. W. Bush

Sony Nabs Rights To Quentin Tarantino’s Charles Manson Film As The Murderer Clings To Life

Charles Manson has been in the news this week for more than his declining health. Director Quentin Tarantino has been working on a Manson film for …

Entertainment

Neo-Nazi policeman deemed unfit to serve by German court

A German policeman whose tattoos and Hitler salutes indicate far-right extremist attitudes can be fired from his job, a court has decided. Tattoos …

World News

On Bal Thackeray's fifth death anniversary, here's a look back at his career from a cartoonist to firebrand leader

Not many Indian leaders are accorded a State funeral, let alone those who never held any official post. Bal Thackeray was an exception to the rule. …

India

British Labour Party readmits member accused of Holocaust revisionism, bars another

Moshe Machover had written that Nazism and Zionism had a “basic agreement.” (Screenshot from YouTube)<p>(JTA) — The British Labour Party punished an …

Jewish Culture

Sony Pictures Wins Quentin Tarantino Film Auction | Deadline

<b>EXCLUSIVE</b>: Sony Pictures has won the derby to finance and distribute #9, the working title of Quentin Tarantino’s next film, sources said. The film …

Movies

Alt-Right Activists Lose Verified Status on Twitter, Compare Site to Hitler

First they got punched in the face. Then they got banned from Uber and Lyft. Now some of the most well-known white nationalists have lost their …

Business

Laurier accused of censorship after TA reprimanded for playing gender pronoun debate clip

Are all perspectives valid in a debate?<p>At Wilfrid Laurier University in Ontario, there are some viewpoints which aren’t.<p>The question came up after a …

Canadian News

Jewish family’s adopted son accused of scrawling Hitler slur on Chabad preschool

(JTA) — A Florida teenager who was adopted by a Jewish family is accused of trashing a Jewish preschool and scrawling a statement mentioning …

Jewish Culture

French courts punish promoters of anti-Semitic hate speech

A French court in the city of Caen. (Wikimedia Commons)(JTA) — Amid vocal protests by leaders of French Jewry on the judiciary’s handling of …

Jewish Culture

Laurier launches third-party investigation after Jordan Peterson clip played

TORONTO — Wilfrid Laurier University says it’s launching a third-party investigation after a teaching assistant aired a clip of a debate on …

Canadian News

Austria accepted its Holocaust guilt. So why is its far right on the rise?

Tina Walzer speaking at the inauguration of an artwork about the Holocaust at Vienna’s Herminnengasse subway station, Oct. 19, 2017. (Cnaan …

Jewish Culture

The only known recording of Hitler's normal speaking voice

In 1942, Hitler paid a secret visit to Baron Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim, Marshal of Finland and Commander-in-Chief of the Finnish Defence Forces in …

Culture

US votes against resolution condemning Nazi glorification

WASHINGTON — The United States has voted against a yearly resolution that condemns the glorification of Nazism, though it doesn’t like Nazis.<p>The resolution calls on all U.N. member nations to ban pro-Nazi speech and organizations and to implement other restrictions on speech and assembly. That is a …

Israel

Donald Trump's attempt to control the US Justice System is alarmingly similar to Hitler's strategy in Nazi Germany

Throughout his presidential campaign, Donald Trump described his opponent, Hillary Clinton, as a criminal and said she should be tried and put in …

German History

Power, whites and gays: Mugabe in quotes

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe speaks at his first election rally for the Parliamentary elections on 7 April 2000. Photo: AFP / Paul …

News (South Africa)

Globe editorial: Why are we killing critical thinking on campus?

Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ont., says in its mission statement that "intellectual inquiry, critical reflection and scholarly integrity are the cornerstones of all universities." It further claims that those words apply to itself.<p>And yet, based on a recent incident in which a grad …

Education

US opposes Nazi speech, but will vote no at UN to banning it

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States government wants you to know: It really, truly doesn't like Nazis.<p>At the United Nations this week, the U.S. plans to vote against a yearly resolution that condemns the glorification of Nazism, State Department officials said Wednesday. Although it may seem …

Israel

Good art by bad people: Why it shouldn’t be thrown away

The great Renaissance sculptor and goldsmith Benvenuto Cellini, creator of <i>Perseus With the Head of Medusa</i>, was a murderer and a rapist. He killed at least two men and was accused by a model of sexually assaulting her. This does not stop me from looking with great amazement and curiosity at the …

Artists

Jeff Sessions continues to prove he’s Trump’s biggest mistake

Jeff Sessions is a man in search of a banana peel. When he can’t find one to step on, he supplies his own.<p>Sessions is not a bad man, but he is a bad …

Opinion

NEWSMAKER-Mugabe: Zimbabwe's liberator and, for many, its oppressor

* Zimbabwe’s only leader since independence in 1980<p>* Once known as the “thinking man’s guerrilla”<p>* End of a “sad chapter”, says war veterans’ leader<p>By Cris Chinaka<p>HARARE, Nov 15 (Reuters) - When he came to power, Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe was feted as an African liberation hero in a nation that had …

Africa

15 Times Thor Absolutely DESTROYED Other Superheroes

Thanks to the massive success of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Thor Odinson has gone from being a C-list hero to one of Marvel’s most popular. …

Comics

Chalkboard Lesson: Here’s How Antifa Went From Trying to Stop Hitler to Throwing Poop-Bombs at Starbucks

During World War II, the United States teamed up with Joseph Stalin – the brutal communist dictator of the Soviet Union who was responsible for the …

Joseph Stalin

Historians Still Have a Lot to Learn About Adolf Hitler. Here’s Why

When I first embarked on my quest to unravel the enigma of how Hitler became <i>Hitler</i>, I desperately tried to find one particular missing piece of that …

European History