Fascism

When French Irrationality Was Deadly
The writers who fell in love with fascism
May 31, 2014

France was the seat of the Enlightenment and intellectual order. Perhaps this made its writers fall in love with disorder.

The Battle in Ukraine Means Everything
Fascism returns to the continent it once destroyed
May 11, 2014

The battle in Ukraine means everything

The Writer, Seducer, Aviator, Proto-Fascist, Megalomaniac Prince Who Shaped Modern Italy
From Gabriele D'Annunzio to Silvio Berlusconi
February 08, 2014

At the turn of the twentieth century, Gabriele D'Annunzio was as famous as any writer alive and certainly as well-sexed. If his personal example was naughty, his political example was dangerous.