After several dystopian, apocalyptic, and science fiction books, you’re back to a nonfiction format in your newest book, ‘The Big Picture’. Can you tell us, why the change? 1,534 more words
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The receptivity of the masses is very limited, their intelligence is small, but their power of forgetting is enormous. In consequence of these facts, all effective propaganda must be limited to a very few points and must harp on these in slogans until the last member of the public understands what you want him to understand by your slogan.
Before Mein Kampf, an aristocrat published a book comparing Hitler to Jesus... that Hitler wrote himself
In the early fall of 1923, when Adolf Hitler was still mostly known for his frenzied speeches at Munich beer halls, a slim biography was published that lauded him as the saviour of the German nation and even compared him to Jesus. 709 more words
A lot of people have winced at the bile coming out of Amber Rudd’s Conservative Party Conference speech. Rudd said she wanted company’s to disclose who foreign workers are and “ensure people coming here are filling gaps in the labour market, not taking jobs British people could do”. 301 more words
Hitler: Ascent 1889–1939
By Volker Ullrich
Alfred A. Knopf
998 pp; $54. $40.
How did Adolf Hitler – described by one eminent magazine editor in 1930 as a “half-insane rascal,” a “pathetic dunderhead,” a “nowhere fool,” a “big mouth” – rise to power in the land of Goethe and Beethoven? 1,288 more words