Trump told chief of staff Hitler ‘did a lot of good things’, book says

Remark shocked John Kelly, author Michael Bender reports Book details former president’s ‘stunning disregard for history’ On a visit to Europe to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the first world war, Donald Trump insisted to his then chief of staff, John Kelly: “Well, Hitler did a lot of good things.” The remark from theContinue reading “Trump told chief of staff Hitler ‘did a lot of good things’, book says”

“Stop financing fascism”: public figures appeal to Polish government after grants to far-right groups

Over 160 public figures have supported an open letter to Poland’s culture minister calling on him to “stop financing fascism” after far-right groups were given over 3 million zloty (€660,000) in grants from a state “Patriotic Fund”. Among those to receive the money are the organisers of the Independence March (Marsz Niepodległości), an annual event founded byContinue reading ““Stop financing fascism”: public figures appeal to Polish government after grants to far-right groups”

Washington lawmaker wears yellow Star of David, evoking Nazi persecution, to protest COVID vaccine mandates

A Washington state lawmaker critical of COVID-19 vaccine mandates wore a yellow Star of David at a speech over the weekend — a symbol the Nazis forced Jews to wear during the Holocaust. State Rep. Jim Walsh, R-Aberdeen, had the star affixed to his pink shirt during a speech to conservative activists at a Lacey churchContinue reading “Washington lawmaker wears yellow Star of David, evoking Nazi persecution, to protest COVID vaccine mandates”

French far right irked by election results, southern region in play

Le Pen eyes landmark win in southern France Macron faces challenge ahead of 2022 presidential vote Turnout nationwide projected at a record low Centre right does better than expected France’s far right performed worse than predicted in Sunday’s regional elections, exit polls showed, leaving victory in the southern battleground of Provence-Alpes-Cote d’Azur and a platformContinue reading “French far right irked by election results, southern region in play”

Missouri man pleads guilty to threatening to lynch two congressmen

Kenneth Hubert pleaded guilty to two counts of threatening to lynch a Black representative and a Jewish representative. Hubert, from Missouri, faces a maximum penalty of six years in prison and a $250,000 fine per count. Hubert admitted to calling the offices of Reps. Emanuel Cleaver and Steve Cohen and threatening the lawmakers in conversationsContinue reading “Missouri man pleads guilty to threatening to lynch two congressmen”

German soldiers dismissed over Hitler birthday song

Some 30 German soldiers are being recalled from service in Lithuania, with ringleaders facing immediate dismissal, after they were accused of making racist and anti-Semitic remarks and of sexual violence, a German military spokesperson said. The soldiers were in Lithuania as part of NATO’s Enhanced Forward Presence mission providing protection to Lithuania, Latvia and EstoniaContinue reading “German soldiers dismissed over Hitler birthday song”

FBI warns lawmakers of violence from QAnon conspiracy theorists

The FBI is warning lawmakers that QAnon conspiracy theorists may commit more acts of violence as the country grapples with the aftermath of the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol. Some of the conspiracy theory’s followers believe they “can no longer ‘trust the plan’” established by the group’s standard-bearer, referred to as “Q,” which is whyContinue reading “FBI warns lawmakers of violence from QAnon conspiracy theorists”

How Greece Elected Nazis | Decade of Hate – VICE

In the past decade, Greece elected neo-Nazis to parliament. This really wasn’t a great look for the birthplace of democracy, and pretty quickly the Greek people soured towards the street-gang-turned-political-party Golden Dawn. But not before its members had unleashed a wave of terror and brutal violence on the streets. In this episode of Decade ofContinue reading “How Greece Elected Nazis | Decade of Hate – VICE”

‘We’re being marginalized!’ Fox News hosts explode at Black people ‘trying to take down the white culture’

The hosts of Fox & Friends on Wednesday claimed that white people are being “marginalized” by an effort to provide racial justice education in schools. Hosts Steve Doocy, Ainsley Earhardt and Brian Kilmeade expressed angst while discussing the possibility that schools are teaching “critical race theory,” a term that they did not define. “They’re not acknowledging anyContinue reading “‘We’re being marginalized!’ Fox News hosts explode at Black people ‘trying to take down the white culture’”

GOP Texas state Sen. Bob Hall appeared on the program of a white nationalist, pro-Hitler outlet that denies the Holocaust

The Barnes Review is a white nationalist outlet that publishes pieces such as “In Defense of Adolf Hitler,” “Why the Holocaust Story Was Invented,” and “Defending Dixie.” Texas state Sen. Bob Hall (R) recently gave a long radio interview to the outlet in which he complained about critical race theory and encouraged listeners to getContinue reading “GOP Texas state Sen. Bob Hall appeared on the program of a white nationalist, pro-Hitler outlet that denies the Holocaust”

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