John Foster / 24 Feb 2020

Revenge on Germany

Miriam Gebhardt’s Crimes Unspoken

The rape of hundreds of thousands of German women in the waning days of the Second World War has historically gotten short shrift, both as crime and tragedy. (...)

Joe Keady / 21 Feb 2020

Hatred Made Him Do It

The Tobias Rathjen Murders

The facts of the Hanau killings are not in dispute: the assailant, 43-year-old Tobias Rathjen, entered a hookah bar on Wednesday night and began firing indiscriminately before shooting several more people at a kiosk. (...)

They once left for Auschwitz from here. Milano Centrale, July 2019.
John Foster / 10 Jan 2020

Imagining a Europe Made Whole

Simone Zelitsch’s Judenstaat

Perhaps it is a sign of the wounds inflicted by National Socialism that so much speculative fiction has been written exploring how things might have turned out differently. (...)

The WWII exit. Treptower Park, August 2019
Joel Schalit / 23 Aug 2019

The Russia Among Us

Berlin Ground Zero

Russia never goes out of style. Whether it's blamed for subverting democracy, or praised for its role in defeating fascism, the country gets linked to everything in world politics.(...)
CasaPound's squat cum HQ, in Rome.
Joe Keady / 21 Aug 2019

Far-Right Housing Complexes

The New Fascist Makeover

One of the overarching projects of the European new right is an incremental disentangling what it considers the “good” fascists from the “bad” Nazis. (...)

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