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Dirty Eleven Companies that Collaborated With the Nazis #mustread

written by Sam Greenspan I saw this article today; it’s about a controversy over the German insurance company Allianz buying the naming rights to the new New York Giants and Jets football stadium. That’s controversial because Allianz has very famous Nazi ties… Continue Reading →

#Censorship row as BBC cuts the Major’s ‘racist’ lines from classic Fawlty Towers episode

Viewers complain that only the ‘terminally thin-skinned’ could be offended by the character BBC said it was edited to suit a family audience to reflect changing attitudes By LAURA COX PUBLISHED: 23:49 GMT, 22 January 2013 | It is the episode of Fawlty… Continue Reading →

Germany marks 80 years since Adolf Hitler rose to power

The rise of the Nazis was made possible because the elite of German society worked with them, but also, above all else, because most in Germany at least tolerated this rise,” Merkel said. After winning about a third of the… Continue Reading →

German nuclear exit delivers economic, environmental benefits-Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

November 1st, 2012 in Technology / Energy & Green Tech Following the accident at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station in 2011, the German government took the nation’s eight oldest reactors offline immediately and passed legislation that will close the… Continue Reading →

A long shadow: Nazi doctors, moral vulnerability and contemporary medical culture #SundayReading

    ABSTRACT More than 7% of all German physicians became members of the Nazi SS during World War II, compared with less than 1% of the general population. In so doing,these doctors willingly participated in genocide, something that should… Continue Reading →

Idea of Heterosexuality Traced to German Law

Sunday, February 5, 2012 By Hanne Blank The revision of legal codes in Germany in the 1860s raised questions about sexual misconduct, says Hanne Blank in her book “Straight.” In this excerpt, she examines how that led to the creation… Continue Reading →

When Democracy murders Liberty – Paul Gottfriend

In a recent interview with the German weekly Junge Freiheit, popular satirist and onetime fixture of the left Eckhard Henscheid explained why he had moved toward the libertarian right and was fighting censorship in his “democratic” society. Junge Freiheit had… Continue Reading →

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