Why did Confederate flags start appearing in the country’s anti-lockdown protests?
The Post’s editor, Arthur Mann, withstood extreme pressure to fall in with orthodox political thinking over appeasement with Nazi Germany.
Given the current, often erroneous, use of the term ‘fascist’ to describe political movements and leaders, it’s important to determine what fascism is and is not.
Scholars who study dangerous speech have identified common themes that can lead to violence.
Broadcasters silenced Father Charles Coughlin in 1938, just as Twitter, YouTube and Facebook have shut down pro-Trump incitements to violence in 2021.
The US faces many of the same problems Germans faced after World War II: how to reject, punish and delegitimize the enemies of democracy. There are lessons in how Germany handled that challenge.
The crowds that stormed the US Capitol on Jan. 6 were not just engaged in an effort to support Trump. The symbols they carried were of an extreme form of anti-Semitism.
Press secretary George Steward had clandestine meetings with Nazi officials as he worked for appeasement with Germany before the second world war.
It may not have been Britain’s finest hour, but was it Fleet Street’s?
A trove of essays long forgotten in the archives of the Hoover Institution give insight into what attracted everyday women to extremist ideology.
An in-depth study has shown that far from recruiting from the lower middle classes, the Nazi party attracted many people from high-status backgrounds.
Adolf Hitler’s rise to power contains important lessons for us today when it comes to dealing with modern-day extremists.
We are, as Snyder is urgently reminding us, perilously close to the edge of the fascist cliff
A scholar’s efforts to learn how textbooks in New Jersey were portraying the Holocaust leads her to testify against a history teacher who taught his students to question if the Holocaust took place.
Some lessons from leadership theory for anyone aspiring to sit on the Iron Throne.
Even though the Holocaust is one of the best documented genocides in history, there’s limited quantitative data available. A new study investigates the number of deaths per day.
While negotiating the end of the First World War at the Versailles Peace Conference, U.S. President Woodrow Wilson collapsed. Was it a neurological disorder associated with the Spanish Flu?
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.
Eight decades on, the thought of the state encouraging people to attack groups of citizens is hard to believe. Here are some books that might help.
To grasp how extraordinary evils are often committed by ordinary people, we need to consider how we define evil, and most importantly, whom we consider to be the agents of evil.