December 13, 2019

A high-ranking Russian politician is comparing Donald Trump to Adolf Hitle

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By Alison Millington from Business Insider A leading Russian politcian is comparing Donald Trump to Adolf Hitler. Alexander Sherin’s comments came after the US-led launch of missile strikes on Syria on Friday night. Russia has had military presence in Syria since 2015 and has warned there will be ‘consequences’ of the attacks. A high-ranking Russian […]

The Editor Speaks: Dark days

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On May 19th 1780 at around noon, much of New England — meaning much of the new America — went black. At midday, it was midnight. This was not an electrical blackout, of course; homes and businesses did not have electricity in those years, and were illuminated by lanterns and candles. Rather, the sky turned […]

How nazis designed a referendum form

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By Mirko Humbert From Desgner Daily I found this gem [see attached] on r/assholedesign, a subreddit dedicated to the art of douchebaggery in design. I suggest you start following the sub, as it’s a wonderful place filled with creative solutions found by designers to annoy the users of their designs. This time, the assholes who […]

Rise of Hitler

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Here’s how American journalists covered the rise of Hitler in the 1920s and 30s By John Broich, The Conversation From Business Insider How to report on a fascist? How to cover the rise of a political leader who’s left a paper trail of anti-constitutionalism, racism and the encouragement of violence? Does the press take the […]

Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler made an absurd amount of money off of ‘Mein Kampf’

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By Amanda Macias From Business Insider During Hitler’s nine-month imprisonment for trying to overthrow the German government in 1923, he wrote the book that would become the basis of his fortune — “Mein Kampf,” or “My Struggle.” Initially sales of Hitler’s anti-Semitic diatribe didn’t capture Germany’s attention. “They sold, so-so,” Dr. Pascal Trees, a research associate […]