Nazis

A Soldier's Vivid, Candid Diary of What It Was Like to Fight in World War II
November 11, 2014

"Don’t let anyone tell you that soldiers don’t get frightened. They do."

Can a Movie Make Josef Mengele Relatable?
May 01, 2014

We are in Patagonia, on a road that lasts 300 miles. A family are ready to make the journey in a battered white van—father, mother and three children, and the mother is pregnant again.

Another Rich Guy Says Populists Are Like Nazis
March 18, 2014

Raising taxes on the wealthy is just like genocide. (Unless, like, it's about trying to pay for things like schools and transportation and ways to give hard-working people a fair chance.)

The Mother of All Nazi Analogies, Now Available at Amazon
November 10, 2013

Attempts to draw parallels between our political debates and Nazi Germany are, as is often lamented, a dime a dozen in contemporary discourse. Rarely, however, do they run to more than 200 pages, plus bibliography.

Killing in the Name
April 08, 2010

The following is adapted from a talk delivered at the U.S. State Department in Washington, D.C., on March 19, 2010. One of the greatest ironies of the past decade's debates over political Islam has been that, on the whole, the most passionate and emphatic rejections of radical Islamism in this country came from President Bush and his supporters—that is, conservatives. This is peculiar because the various forms of radical Islamism represent the third major form of totalitarian ideology and politics in modern world history.

Mies and the Mastodon
August 06, 2001

Coming to grips with the master architect's politics.