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Surprisingly modern lessons from classic Russian literature

Russian literature has a knack for precisely capturing and describing the human condition.Fyodor Dostoevsky, Leo Tolstoy, and Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn are among the greatest writers who ever lived.If you want to be a wiser person, spend time with the great Russian novelists. In Fyodor Dostoevsky's 1864 novella Notes from Underground, an unnamed narrator asks the following question: "What can be expected of man since he is a being endowed with strange qualities?" The answer: "Even if man were not...
Tags: Russia, New York Times, Paris, Innovation, Literature, Philosophy, Siberia, Nazi, Karl Marx, University Of Virginia, Joseph Stalin, Leo Tolstoy, Sigmund Freud, St Petersburg, Napoleon, Vladimir Lenin


100-year-old alleged former Nazi guard to stand trial in Germany

Suspect is charged with 3,518 counts of accessory to murder, stands accused of working for SS at the Sachsenhausen camp in 1942-1945
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Oklahoma GOP leader got rebuked for doubling down on his comparison of vaccine mandates to gold stars worn by Jewish people during the Holocaust

In this Friday, April 12, 2013 file photo, Oklahoma state Rep. John Bennett, R-Salisaw, speaks during a news conference in Oklahoma City. Sue Ogrocki, File/AP An Oklahoma GOP leader got rebuked for comparing vaccine mandates to Nazi-mandated yellow stars. Despite the backlash, Oklahoma Republican Party chairman John Bennett doubled down on his remarks. In May, Marjorie Taylor Greene also likened proof-of-vaccination to being discriminated against. See more stories on Insider's business...
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Oklahoma GOP leader was rebuked for doubling down on his comparison of vaccine mandates to gold stars worn by Jewish people during the Holocaust

In this Friday, April 12, 2013 file photo, Oklahoma state Rep. John Bennett, R-Salisaw, speaks during a news conference in Oklahoma City. Sue Ogrocki, File/AP An Oklahoma GOP leader was rebuked for comparing vaccine mandates to Nazi-mandated yellow stars. Despite the backlash, Oklahoma Republican Party chairman John Bennett doubled down on his remarks. In May, Marjorie Taylor Greene also likened proof-of-vaccination to being discriminated against. See more stories on Insider's business...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, Germany, Trends, Georgia, David, Gop, Holocaust, Nazi, Oklahoma, Republican, Trump, Bennett, Clark, Oklahoma Republican Party, Greene


100-year-old former Nazi concentration camp guard to be tried

Man deemed fit to stand trial in Germany and is accused of complicity in murder of more than 3,500 peopleA 100-year-old former concentration camp guard will stand trial in Germany in October accused of complicity in 3,518 murders, public prosecutors have announced.The prosecutor’s office in Neuruppin, which first brought the charges in February, received a medical assessment that confirmed the man was “fit to stand trial” despite his advanced age. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Germany, World news, Nazi, Neuruppin


77th anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising

5pm was a very important time in Warsaw, Poland. Today is 77th Anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising (Powstanie Warszawskie). 5pm was W Hour (Godzina W), when Warsaw remembered the heroes who fought against nazis during the Warsaw Uprising. Today, at 5pm Warsaw stopped for one minute to remember the heroes (bohaterowie) who fought against Nazi horror. Cars (samochody), public transports (transport publiczny), people (ludzie) stopped for one minute and city sirens and churches bells rang for one min...
Tags: Holidays, Germany, History, Linguistics, Nazi, Warsaw, Warsaw Uprising, Poland Warsaw, Home Army, Warsaw Poland Today, Warsaw Uprising Powstanie Warszawskie, Warsaw Uprising Today, Kamyq, Polish Home Army Armia Krajowa AK, Nazis Forces, Filtrowa St


Germany's Laschet Attends WWII Revolt Observances in Poland

Germany's center-right candidate to replace Angela Merkel as chancellor in the country's September election says he feels “deep shame and humility” over Nazi Germany's “crimes” against the Poles during World War II.
Tags: Germany, Angela Merkel, Poland, Nazi, Laschet


A World War II Nazi tank discovered in a retiree's basement leads to legal spat. There was also a torpedo and an anti-aircraft gun.

The World War Two era Panther battle tank being made ready for transportation from a 84-year-old's property in Heikendorf, Germany, 02 July 2015. ARSTEN REHDER/dpa/Getty images An 84-year-old German man is the focus of a legal debate after a raid found a Panther tank in his basement. Prosecutors say the retiree broke the German War Weapons Control Act. A US museum is interested in buying the tank. See more stories on Insider's business page. A German retiree is at the center of a l...
Tags: Germany, Berlin, US, Trends, Bbc, World War 2, Nazi, Hitler, Adolf Hitler, Tank, M, Suddeutsche Zeitung, Die Welt, Northern Germany, Kiel, Axel Heimken


Oklahoma GOP Likens Vaccine Mandates to Persecution of Jews

The Oklahoma Republican Party is facing fierce criticism for a Facebook post likening vaccine mandates to the persecution of Jewish people in Nazi Germany.
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Oklahoma GOP Criticized for Anti-Semitic Facebook Post

The Oklahoma Republican Party is facing fierce criticism for a Facebook post likening vaccine mandates to the persecution of Jewish people in Nazi Germany.
Tags: Facebook, Nazi, Oklahoma, Oklahoma Republican Party, Anti Semitic Facebook Post


FBI got inside a KKK group plotting a murder in 2015

By Jason Dearen | Associated Press PALATKA, Fla. — Joseph Moore breathed heavily, his face slick with nervous sweat. He held a cellphone with a photo of a man splayed on the floor; the man appeared dead, his shirt torn apart and his pants wet. Puffy dark clouds blocked the sun as Moore greeted another man, who’d pulled up in a metallic blue sedan. They met behind an old fried chicken shack in rural north Florida. “KIGY, my brother,” Moore said. It was shorthand for “Klansman, I greet you.” Birds...
Tags: Florida, Politics, New York, Crime, News, Minnesota, Mississippi, California, Washington, Senate, China, Iraq, Georgia, Sport, Ap, Fbi


‘Don’t You Work With Old People?’: Many Elder-Care Workers Still Refuse COVID Vaccine

This post first appeared at ProPublica. ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. They are two sisters in two states. Both are dedicated health care professionals who watched in horror as COVID-19 swept through the nation’s nursing homes, killing a staggering number of residents and staff alike. One sister is now vaccinated. The other is not. “Dude. Get vaccinated!” Heidi Lucas t...
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Joachim Auerbach obituary

My friend Joachim Auerbach, who has died aged 93, was a refugee from Nazi Germany who built a full life from difficult circumstances. He continued to Morris dance well into his 80s and loved hill-walking. Joachim was born to Felix Auerbach, a lawyer, and his wife, Lisbeth (nee Adler) in Berlin. Theirs was an educated family of lawyers and rabbis. Continue reading...
Tags: Germany, Berlin, Second world war, Judaism, Nazi, Birmingham, Morris, Joachim, Joachim Auerbach, Felix Auerbach, Lisbeth nee Adler


‘Hunters’ Season 2 Adds Emily Rudd, Tommy Martinez, and the Legendary Udo Kier to Its Ranks

News broke today of new cast additions to the upcoming second season of Amazon Prime and Monkeypaw Productions’ Hunters . Joining the ranks  are Emily Rudd ( Fear Street Part Two: 1978 ), Tommy Martinez ( Good Trouble ), and none other than the great German character actor  Udo Kier .  What roles they’ll play in the world of our Nazi hunters is as yet unknown, but to say I’m excited to find out is an understatement. Deadline has news on the new cast members, who will join ...
Tags: Amazon, TV, Movies, News, Nazis, New York City, Netflix, United States, Lars von Trier, Nazi, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Auschwitz, PAUL, Kier, Judd Hirsch, Simon Wiesenthal


Watch: John Bolton says Trump is too dumb to pull off a coup

Trump threw a fit over a report that General Mark Milley, chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, had to intervene to stop Trump from pulling off a government takeover a la Nazi Germany after losing the 2020 election. In a loopy 400-word statement, Trump said, "if I was going to do a coup, one of the last people I would want to do it with is General Mark Milley."  — Read the rest
Tags: Post, News, Germany, Nazi, Trump, Joint Chiefs of Staff, John Bolton, Mark Milley, Coup Attempts


Top generals reportedly feared Trump coup attempt

By Jamie Gangel, Jeremy Herb, Marshall Cohen and Elizabeth Stuart | CNN The top US military officer, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Gen. Mark Milley, was so shaken that then-President Donald Trump and his allies might attempt a coup or take other dangerous or illegal measures after the November election that Milley and other top officials informally planned for different ways to stop Trump, according to excerpts of an upcoming book obtained by CNN. The book, from Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington ...
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Top US general said Trump spread 'gospel of the Führer' and threatened US democracy with 2020 election lies: new book

General Mark Milley, Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army, speaks at the National Press Club, July 27, 2017 in Washington, DC. Getty / Drew Angerer A top US general likened Trump to Hitler over his lies about the 2020 election, a new book says. See more stories on Insider's business page. Gen. Mark Milley, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said former President Donald Trump's effort to overturn the 2020 election results put him in the same camp as Nazi leader Adolf Hitler, acco...
Tags: Politics, News, Washington Post, US, Trends, Nazi, Hitler, Donald Trump, Adolf Hitler, New York Magazine, Trump, U S Army, Joint Chiefs of Staff, National Press Club, Mark Milley, Brownshirts


UK bans US neo-Nazi group under terror laws

US group The Base, which aims to start a race war, is banned after recruitment efforts in Britain.
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UK bans fifth neo-Nazi group under terror laws

US group The Base, which aims to start a race war, is banned after recruitment efforts in Britain.
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Advisor To Major Pro-Trump Group Runs Racist Newsletter

This article was co-published with The Informant, which covers hate and extremism in the U.S. It was an email so racist it might make a ku klux klansman blush. An advisor for the influential conservative youth organization Turning Point USA recently published an essay for subscribers of his personal newsletter that, among other things, said Black people have "become socially incompatible with other races" and "American Black culture has evolved into an un-fixable and crime-ridden mess." ...
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Esther Bejarano, who played in Auschwitz orchestra and later used music to fight antisemitism and racism, dies at 96

Bejarano would say later that music helped keep her alive in the notorious German Nazi death camp and during the years after the Holocaust.
Tags: Nazi, Auschwitz, Bejarano, Esther Bejarano


Marjorie Taylor Greene compares Biden's vaccine push to Nazis weeks after apologizing for comparing mask mandates to the Holocaust

U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA). Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images Rep. MTG compared Biden's vaccination push to the Nazi brownshirts. This came weeks after she apologized for comparing other COVID-19 guidelines to the Nazis. Greene has a history of promoting anti-Semitic conspiracy theories. See more stories on Insider's business page. Georgia Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene on Tuesday compared President Joe Biden's push to vaccinate Americans to the Nazi regime, weeks after apol...
Tags: Facebook, Europe, Politics, News, Congress, Germany, Nazis, Barack Obama, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Cnn, Hillary Clinton, Tennessee, House, House Of Representatives


Psaki says the White House doesn't 'take health and medical advice' from Marjorie Taylor Greene after the congresswoman compared vaccination efforts to Nazi 'brown shirts'

White House press secretary Jen Psaki hit back at Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga, for comparing vaccine efforts to Nazi brown shirts AP Photo/Andrew Harnik White House press sec Jen Psaki said they don't take their medical advice from Marjorie Taylor Greene. Greene compared White House-backed door-to-door vaccine drives to Nazi "brown shirts." Greene has likened aspects of the US' COVID vaccine efforts to the Nazi regime multiple times. See more stories on Insider's busines...
Tags: Politics, White House, Germany, US, Trends, Gop, Washington Dc, House, Capitol Hill, Fda, John, Nazi, Hitler, Anti-semitism, Biden, Adolf Hitler


Trump said 'Hitler did a lot of good things,' horrifying his then-chief of staff John Kelly, book says

Then-President Donald Trump and John Kelly. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images The Guardian obtained a copy of a new book about Trump by WSJ reporter Michael Bender. In it, Bender writes that in 2018 Trump told John Kelly that "Hitler did a lot of good things." Trump made the comments while visiting Europe to mark 100 years since the end of WWI, Bender said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former President Donald Trump remarked in 2018 that "Hitler did a lot of good things," a...
Tags: Europe, Politics, US, Trends, Atlantic, News UK, Nazi, Hitler, Donald Trump, Adolf Hitler, Wall Street Journal, WSJ, John Kelly, Trump, Kelly, Bender


Nazis created an anti-Semitic Bible and Aryan Jesus

Nazis created a special institute to erase Jewish presence in Christianity.The institute produced a Bible that omitted the Old Testament and completely rewrote the New Testament.Jesus was portrayed as an Aryan hero of human origin who fought Jewish people.The rise of the Nazis in the 20th century was a horrific byproduct of political, economic, and social tensions of the day. It was also rooted in often esoteric and devious spiritual influences and practices, with Nazi philosophers actively atte...
Tags: Germany, Nazis, Religion, History, War, Bible, Judaism, Christianity, Innovation, Jesus, Christian, Nazi, Hitler, Jewish, Christ, Jesus Christ


thoughts on not celebrating canada day #cancelcanadaday

If it wasn't clear why we should not be celebrating Canada Day this year, by now it should be. Three days after the discovery of 215 skeletons of children were found at the site of a former residential school in Kamloops, the remains of approximately 750 adults and children in unmarked graves have been found near a similar site in Saskatchewan. A few days later, the remains of 182 people were found at the location of another residential school, in Cranbrook, BC. There are undoubt...
Tags: Travel, Human Rights, Guantanamo Bay, History, Canada, Indigenous Peoples, Nazi, Saskatchewan, Don, Kamloops, Cranbrook, Laura K, Canadian Culture


Top Oregon RNC official says he was unaware of pro-Nazi host and White national activist they discussed during YouTube chat

A top Republican Party official in Oregon appeared on a YouTube show hosted by a man with a history of racist, anti-Semitic and pro-Nazi statements, in which the official, Solomon Yue, spoke supportively of another man who espouses White nationalist rhetoric.
Tags: Youtube, Oregon, Cnn, Nazi, Republican Party, Solomon Yue, Oregon RNC


Austrian soldier imprisoned for sharing photos of the swastika tattooed on his testicle

Anti-racism swastika signs seen during a demonstration in Dresden, Germany on April 10, 2021. JENS SCHLUETER/AFP via Getty Images An Austrian court sentenced a solider to 19 months in prison on June 8, according to reports. The man, 29, was accused of posting a photo of a swastika tattooed on his testicle. He had also shown it to military colleagues while drunk in 2019, the reports said. See more stories on Insider's business page. An Austrian soldier has been sentenced to 19 months in...
Tags: Trends, Austria, News UK, Nazi, Dresden Germany, Kleine Zeitung, Bill Bostock, Military & Defense, JENS SCHLUETER, Gerhard Pöllinger Sorré, Klagenfurt Regional Court


Thirty Years Later The Rocketeer Is Still Underappreciated

The Rocketeer soared into theaters on this date 30 years ago and crashed harder than Cliff Secord’s Gee Bee racer. Despite high production values, a solid marketing campaign selling the promise of Indiana Jones-sized adventure — replete with pre-WWII Nazis — the Disney vehicle barely recouped its $40 million budget at the box office and zipped into the night as a rare misfire for the Mouse House. Critics were mixed. Roger Ebert described the film as an Indy copycat that lifted sequences, such a...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Nazis, Disney, Fbi, Action, Roger Ebert, Nazi, Raiders Of The Lost Ark, Indiana Jones, James Horner, Sinclair, Dalton, Howard Hughes, Jenny, Fitch


Marjorie Taylor Greene apologizes for comparing mask mandates to the Holocaust, insisting she's 'very much a normal person'

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., holds a news conference to apologize for her recent remarks equating mask mandates with the Holocaust in Washington on Monday, June 14, 2021. Caroline Brehman/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Greene apologized for her previous comparisons of COVID-19 safety measures to the Holocaust. She opened a news conference on Monday evening by saying: "I'm very much a normal person." Greene came under fire for comparing the House mask mandate to the horrors s...
Tags: Politics, News, Republicans, Congress, Washington, Germany, Masks, Trends, Georgia, Democrats, Gop, Holocaust, Washington Dc, House, Nazi, Nancy Pelosi