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The Latest in Holocaust Denial

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On January 29, 2018
Last Friday, Poland’s lower house passed a bill (months in the making) that would make it a criminal offense—punishable by a prison sentence—to implicate Poles in the crimes of the Holocaust. The law takes specific aim at the use of phrases like “Polish death camps” in reference to concentration camps built on occupied Polish soil. […]
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Your Republican Congressmen

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On July 5, 2017
Clay Higgins represents a district in Louisiana. He seems like a nice man: A US congressman has been criticised by officials at the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum after he posted a video on the internet taken inside a former Nazi death camp gas chamber. Clay Higgins, a Republican from Louisiana known as “the Cajun John […]
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Party Like It’s 1939

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On February 13, 2017
Attempts to connect our current situation with the 1930s are coming out pretty regularly (and more will follow). But when two leading historians of fascism speak up, it’s worth listening. Timothy Snyder sat down with Süddeutsche Zeitung last week, while Richard Evans weighed in with Slate. Snyder certainly thinks we need to be learning from […]
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