We all know that Poland resisted the Nazi invasion and that Poles and Polish Jews bore the brunt of the Holocaust. But the world is now finding out all about Polish complicty in the Holocaust, thanks to its government trying to ban discussion of it.
The new law, which took effect this week, promptedRead More
Twitter banned “Imposter Bot.”Image: ANADOLU AGENCY/GETTY IMAGES By Kerry Flynn2017-12-28 15:50:59 UTC Twitter’s number one goal in 2017 was curbing abuse and cracking down on hate speech. But when one intrepid Twitter user tried to help with the problem, the company shut down his efforts. Yair Rosenberg, a senior writer at Tablet Magazine and reporter,Read More
The Gainesville protest.Image: Alex Menendez/REX/Shutterstock By Emma Hinchliffe2017-10-21 21:34:06 UTC The age-old debate: Should you punch a Nazi? Here’s a new one: Should you hug one? Probably not, but a protester outside white supremacist Richard Spencer’s failed speech in Gainesville, Florida this week tried the tactic. High school football coach Aaron Courtney approached Randy Furniss,Read More
No expression of far-right idiocy is complete without a macho misreading of Nietzsche. So frequently miscast as the godfather of everything from the Master Race to Mens’ Rights, his name alone is something of a shibboleth. Which is sad, because he wouldn’t have thought much of them, writes Sean Illing.
“Nietzsche’s argumentRead More