history
Yes, Adolf Hitler Really Said He Would ‘Make Germany Great Again’

Neo-Nazis around the world have made it clear that they’re optimistic about what a Trump presidency will do for their cause. And while countless people have already pointed out just how dangerous Donald Trump’s rise to power has been, the historical parallels to other authoritarian regimes is still shocking. Take, for instance, this article from 1934. The author explains that Hitler was promising to make Germany “great” again. Read More >>

internet
A Lot of People Are Looking Up the Definition of ‘Fascism’ For Some Reason

Merriam-Webster reported Sunday evening that “fascism” is currently the top look-up on its site. According to the dictionary, searches for “misogyny,” “bigot,” “xenophobe,” “racism” and “xenophobia” also spiked after Tuesday’s election. I wonder why. Read More >>

politics
Trump Defends His Tweet of Fake IS Video: “All I Know is What’s on The Internet”

On Saturday presidential hopeful Donald Trump caused one of his requisite fusses after he tweeted a now-debunked video from a recent rally. The footage purportedly showed that a protester who had jumped a barrier was a supporter of so-called Islamic State (IS). Read More >>

history
How American Nazis Used Summer Camps to Indoctrinate Their Own Children

During the latter half of the 1930s, a surprising number of Nazi-themed summer camps sprouted across the United States. Organised locally and without the support of Germany, these summer outings bore a startling resemblance to the Hitler Youth. Here’s what these camps were like—and how, for a short time, the Third Reich came to America. Read More >>