Nazis

The American Model

Jack Gross
The New Inquiry
That the Nazis based their racist laws in large part on U.S. white supremacist law is a widely known fact. This new study is a contemporary and detailed look at the correspondences between the two legal regimes.

The Moment One Woman Stands Up to More Than 300 Nazis and Refuses to Let Them Pass

Sara Malm
Daily Mail (UK)
Tess Asplund, 42, stood in the way of the right-wing extremists and silently raised her fist - this brave woman photographer steps out in front of a 300-strong Nazi march in central Sweden. The image of her peaceful protest and stand against racism has gone viral in Scandinavia. This activist is deemed a hero in Sweden for 'iconic' defiant gesture in front of a fascist march.

Back in Black: The Coming Cat-Scratch Repeat Over Martin Heidegger

Scott McLemee
Inside Higher Education
Scott McLemee predicts another round of slamming/defending Nazi-tool philosopher Martin Heidegger with the forthcoming English publication of his The Black Notebooks...l'affaire Heidegger has been recycled on at least three or four occasions. It's as if the shock of the scandal was so great that it induced amnesia each time.

The Kindness of Strangers: The Refugees in Budapest, and my Father's World War II Refugee Story

Zoltán Grossman
Portside
The refugee influx struck a strong emotional chord with me, as a Hungarian-American visiting my parents' homeland. I had arrived in Hungary on August 25 with my wife Debi, to visit my late Catholic mother's relatives, and retrace the stories of my Jewish father who had survived the genocide of World War II.

‘Forbidden Films’ Exhumes Nazi Poison From the Movie Vaults

J. Hoberman
New York Times
The Third Reich produced 1,200 films, 300 of which were banned after WWII as dangerous propaganda. Forbidden Films examines the 40 that remain effectively banned to this day, locked inside a German federal film archive and only made availavle to researchers. Are they historical evidence, incitements to murder, fascist pornography, evergreen entertainments, toxic waste or passé kitsch? Are these films better shown and discussed rather than repressed and forgotten?

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