Martin van Creveld’s “Hitler in Hell”: the afterlife of a man who changed the West

Highway to Hell

Summary: Martin van Creveld's first novel concerns one of the great unresolved issues in western society, the rise and legacy of Adolf Hitler. It's especially timely now, as fascism rises once again.   Excerpt from Hitler in Hell  A new book by Martin van Creveld.   “I, Adolf Hitler, am in Hell, the place to … Continue reading Martin van Creveld’s “Hitler in Hell”: the afterlife of a man who changed the West

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Godwin’s Law should force us to remember & fear our shared heritage with Nazi Germany

Godwin's Law

Summary: American discussions often end in references to Hitler or Nazis. That's usually seen as an oddity or fun fact, when in fact it warns us of deep aspects of American society that have roots in 1930s Germany -- and that still shape our future. We prefer amnesia to confronting this. Perhaps events in the next … Continue reading Godwin’s Law should force us to remember & fear our shared heritage with Nazi Germany

The Left steps across a line and embraces political violence

Summary:  People on the Left have become disoriented by Trump's win, and become ever more dysfunctional. Now they take a big step to embrace political violence, from reformers of America to its enemies. It's a small step over the line. Unless they rethink and pull back, expect more serious violence coming. It might be back … Continue reading The Left steps across a line and embraces political violence