Polish police said on Sunday they had detained a Dutch tourist for giving the Nazi salute at the site of the former death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau. “Officers from (the southern city of) Oswiecim detained a 29-year-old woman from the Netherlands today,” regional police tweeted. “The tourist had been performing the Hitler salute in front of theContinue reading “Tourist detained for Nazi salute at Auschwitz”
This episode of Ten Minute History (like a documentary, only shorter) covers Germany from the end of the First World War to the end of the World War 2. The first half deals with the establishment of the Weimar Republic, its wider problems and the rise of the Nazis. The second half covers how theContinue reading “Ten Minute History: The Weimar Republic and Nazi Germany – History Matters”
Two VA school board members called for burning books that have been deemed worthy of removal. The Spotsylvania County School Board directed staff to begin removing “sexually explicit” books from library shelves. The GOP has been pushing against teaching students about race and sexuality. Amid the GOP’s nationwide push against teaching about race and sexuality in schools,Continue reading “Virginia school board members call for books to be burned amid GOP’s campaign against schools teaching about race and sexuality”
The extremist Republican ranted about liberals trying to make people “sexless,” then threatened people who “stand in the way.” Rep. Madison Cawthorn (R-N.C.) raised eyebrows with a wild rant about the left and a warning about what will happen to anyone who disagrees with the right’s agenda during a frothy interview on the far-right network OAN thisContinue reading “Rep. Madison Cawthorn Issues Sinister Warning To Anyone Opposing Him”
To prepare to represent himself in court, one of the Charlottesville defendants watched Tucker Carlson with white supremacists in prison, according to Buzzfeed News. In his opening statement, he quoted Hitler’s, “Mein Kampf,” and then later used the N-word.
As the Taliban ripped through Afghanistan in August 2021 – most of the world watched in horror. But in chat rooms and message boards on the darker corners of the web – far-right groups have been praising the Taliban’s takeover, lauding their religious fundamentalism, execution of opponents, and hatred of so-called liberalism. In this episodeContinue reading “The Taliban’s Far Right Fan Base | Decade of Hate – VICE”
In which John Green teaches you about World War II, a subject so big, it takes up two episodes. This week, John will teach you how the United States got into the war, and just how involved America was before Congress actually declared war. John will actually talk a little about the military tactics involved,Continue reading “World War II Part 1: Crash Course US History #35”
Legendary Watergate journalist Carl Bernstein labeled former President Donald Trump an “American war criminal” on Sunday, citing recent reporting that top generals feared Trump would stage a coup after losing last November’s election. During an appearance on CNN’s Reliable Sources, Bernstein said Trump’s continued push of the “Big Lie” that the election was stolen was a “delusional madness”Continue reading “Carl Bernstein Says Donald Trump Is an ‘American War Criminal’ Like ‘We’ve Never Experienced Before’”