World War II Part 1: Crash Course US History #35

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”

Canada: Disgust growing over vaccine protesters’ Holocaust comparisons

Demonstrators seen wearing yellow stars, holding pictures of Anne Frank At the National Holocaust Monument in Ottawa on Tuesday, they gathered to remember the Babi Yar massacre. Over two days in late September 1941, nearly 34,000 Jewish men, women and children were herded through the streets of Kyiv in Nazi-occupied Ukraine, stripped of their clothingContinue reading “Canada: Disgust growing over vaccine protesters’ Holocaust comparisons”

Anti-Abortion Whistleblowing Site Gets New Home With Provider Known for Hosting Right-Wing Extremists

Epik, a hosting provider that has in the past worked with other entities no one else would touch, has welcomed ProLifeWhistleblower.com to its client roster. An online whistleblower portal created by an evangelical organization to punish anyone providing abortion services in Texas has reportedly found a new home alongside neo-Nazis and white supremacists after gettingContinue reading “Anti-Abortion Whistleblowing Site Gets New Home With Provider Known for Hosting Right-Wing Extremists”

Australia: Victoria is making the public display of Nazi symbols illegal

The Victorian government is working on new laws to ban the public display of Nazi symbols, including the swastika, in what would be a national first. Victoria is set to make the public display of Nazi symbols illegal “in recognition of the rise in neo-Nazi activity and its role in inciting hate behaviour”. Australian state andContinue reading “Australia: Victoria is making the public display of Nazi symbols illegal”

Census data reveals the real reason why the GOP is ramping up its war on democracy

Trump’s war on democracy is all about white supremacy Donald Trump, who never met a fact or figure he didn’t want to distort, desperately wanted to prevent the Census Bureau from getting an accurate count of the people living in America. So his administration pursued “policies that suppress the count among hard-to-count communities — including immigrants,Continue reading “Census data reveals the real reason why the GOP is ramping up its war on democracy”

Carl Bernstein Says Donald Trump Is an ‘American War Criminal’ Like ‘We’ve Never Experienced Before’

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’”

Norway mourns 77 dead a decade after extremist attack

Church bells rang out across Norway on Thursday, marking 10 years since the country’s worst ever peacetime slaughter as leaders urged their country to fight the extremism that was behind the attack. On July 22, 2011, right-wing extremist Anders Breivik set off a bomb in the capital, Oslo, killing eight people, before heading to tinyContinue reading “Norway mourns 77 dead a decade after extremist attack”

‘Reichstag moment’: Joint Chiefs chairman feared Trump was laying groundwork for coup

Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, planned for an illegal power grab by Trump. “This is a Reichstag moment,” Milley said, referring to German parliament fire ahead of Nazi regime. Washington Post reporters Carol Leonnig and Philip Rucker reveal this in “I Alone Can Fix It.” The highest-ranking U.S. officer, ChairmanContinue reading “‘Reichstag moment’: Joint Chiefs chairman feared Trump was laying groundwork for coup”

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”

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”

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