The German Marxist philosopher's work can help us understand fascism and how to fight it. Ernst Bloch was a critical Marxist thinker, a close supporter (though not a member) of the Communist Party of Germany (KPD) from the 1920s through the 1950s.
New biography of Mildred Harnack, born in Milwaukee. She was a central part of the anti-Nazi resistance movement inside Nazi Germany, until her capture in 1942. Sentenced to hard labor, she was re-tried under Hitler's order, and executed.
Two new books on the fascist leader walk different paths; one identifying Hitler as key to virtually every juncture of the party’s rise and fall while the other looks more toward his racial worldview as profoundly preoccupied with ‘Anglo-America.