In anticipation of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, a scholar explains how digital technologies can help close knowledge gaps about the catastrophe that claimed the lives of 6 million Jews.
Russians have been charged with interfering with the 2016 US presidential election. If true, it's not an isolated incident. Twice before, foreign powers tried to influence who won the Oval Office.
The initial aim of the 1937 Foreign Agents Registration Act was long forgotten: the prosecution of Nazis for interfering with American democracy. But that law is startlingly relevant to the US now.
American anti-Semitism took an organized form in the 20th century. The German American Bund and the Silver Legion developed a unique culture of hatred for Jews that persists today in alt-right groups.
In Terry Kurgan’s book family history, however tortuous, is subsumed into a greater history of the greatest atrocity.
The 'resistance' to the Trump administration has many forms, from grassroots organizing to making music. But a historian of 20th-century Germany asks whether opposing Trump is a real resistance.
Under an authoritarian government, freedoms can come at a steep – and lasting – price.
An all-women workforce used to weed Italy's rice fields. And they left a powerful historical legacy.
Seventy years after the end of World War II, a battle is taking place over Polish collective memory.
Organic farming has roots in 20th century fascism, challenging the assumption that environmentalism and progressive politics are symbiotic.
Responses to the recent discovery of a Nazi swastika raise some awkward questions.
The Nazi fuhrer's story about his 'resurrection' in 1918 is an important lesson for today.
An exhibition in Berlin, called "Letters of Stone", shows that there is more to memory than words and ideas.
The violence in Charlottesville affects all children, but racially motivated attacks make children of color feel particularly vulnerable. Here are some ways to protect them.
How French memories of the Dunkirk evacuation differ from those of the British.
The 1920s and early ‘30's looked like the beginning of the end for centuries of gay intolerance. Then came fascism and the Nazis.
Gay pride has many exuberant advocates. It also has critics in unexpected places.
... and why their treatment angered human rights campaigners at the time.
At a festival intertwined with France's national identity, the tension of art, politics and commerce always looms.
He was one of the brilliant mathematical geniuses who helped crack the Nazi codes, but few have ever heard of his name. So who was Bill Tutte?