Tag: Adolf Hitler
Hitler’s murder manifesto to be re-published
Mein Kampf, the book which outlined the Nazis’ racial theories, will be published in Germany for the first time since 1945. But should access to Hitler’s genocidal ramblings be restricted?
Germany learns to laugh about Hitler
Germans haven’t always found it easy to make fun of the 20th century’s most notorious dictator, but now a novel has turned him into a stand-up comic. Can humour help to wipe away horrors?
Historian claims Britain wrong to enter WWI
Last month, the historian Niall Ferguson made headlines when he reasserted his claim that Britain should not have entered the first world war. Was British involvement avoidable?
Censored! Nazi blacklist launches new art row
Today, a London museum will make public the lists Hitler made of ‘degenerate’ artwork he wanted destroyed. But even now, art censorship continues all over the world. Why?
Hoard of ‘degenerate’ art stolen by Nazis found
German authorities have discovered 1,500 paintings worth an estimated £850 million in a secret collection of works confiscated by Hitler’s regime. Why do totalitarian rulers feel threatened by...
Greek neo-Nazi party faces ban after killing
Golden Dawn, Greece’s growing party of militant nationalism, has long inspired fear and revulsion. But following the murder of a left-wing rapper, should the party be banned altogether?
Study reveals shame of Hitler’s tame philosophers
Adolf Hitler called himself the ‘Philosopher Fuhrer’ and was backed by some of the greatest minds of the 20th Century. How did supposedly wise thinkers fall under the dictator’s evil spell?
Building bridges on Holocaust Memorial Day
On January 27th, millions will remember the Holocaust, and the creeping persecution that paved the way to Auschwitz. Is there a link between modern prejudice and mass murder?
Soul searching in Germany after neo-Nazi murders
Revelations that a neo-Nazi group carried out a string of murders and bombings have left Germany in shock. The country still wrestles with the legacy of the Third Reich.