How Arno Breker Became Hitler's Favorite Sculptor
90 percent of Arno Breker’s work was destroyed by the Allies after the end of World War Two. In 2015, one of his most famous, and lost, sculptures suddenly reappeared.
Is Our Era More Dangerous Than the 1930s?
With Brazil’s election over the weekend and a string of new abuses of government power around the world, the global rise of the hard right continues unchecked.
How One of Hitler's Favorite Works of Art Got Stolen—Twice
Carl Spitzweg’s “The Poor Poet,” reputed to be a favorite painting of Hitler's, was first stolen as a piece of performance art. But its second theft was no jape.
The Unquiet Dead
Europe’s Fascists Are Back. But They Never Really Died.
Spain’s prime minister wants to exorcise the spirit of Franco. But the spirit of the dictators is not that easy to eradicate. Take a look at Germany and, more worryingly, Italy.
Dictators and Thugs Love to Scooooore at the World Cup
Putin has stolen a page straight out of Hitler’s playbook to manipulate the World Cup for a maximum propaganda boost.
THE HAZARD OF DUCES
(Some) Italians Protest as Fascists Make a Comeback
Many Italians took to the streets to protest blatant racism and stop the return to power of fascist parties. Many more stayed home. Apparently they don’t have a problem with it.
IT CAN HAPPEN HERE
Trump’s War on the Press Follows Mussolini and Hitler
Never forget: Mussolini and Hitler made their first target the press. After a year of ‘alternative facts’ you can see why.