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North Korea likens Donald Trump to Hitler

North Korean state media compared U.S. President Donald Trump’s “America First” principals to Nazism, in an editorial published Monday.

The Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) … 383 more words


On the conviction of homosexuals during the Third Reich

“ Germany’s article 175 outlawed ‘sexual acts contrary to nature … be it between people of the male gender or between people and animals’. Sex between women was not explicitly illegal. 57 more words


Friday Night Flicks: Pan's Labyrinth

As previously mentioned, I’ve never seen Pan’s Labyrinth. Having recently visited an exhibition of Guillermo del Toro’s art collection, I decided to change that. The movie came out when I was in middle school, and I remember flipping through… 877 more words


Don't be a Utopian

Have you ever dreamt of an ideal world? A world where humans can co-exist in perfect harmony? You have? In that case, my friend, you could well be the most dangerous person on the planet. 946 more words


History as a Guide

9 June 2017

Timothy Snyder gives an engaging lecture, full of well-worded descriptions and definitions that make instantaneous sense. His recent presentation, attended by more than 200 in the shoreline town of Guilford, was eye-opening, thought provoking, inspiring, and terrifying. 397 more words

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Christopher Isherwood, the author of this novel, is decidedly white and male. This is the thought I had before beginning to read Mr. Norris Changes Trains,  516 more words

Realistic Fiction

The most important book of 2017

It may be too early to state that tyranny has returned in the West, but we can now safely say that it could. A mere three decades after the fall of the Berlin Wall, we have sufficiently neglected history to reestablish the conditions under which the right demagogue could seize power in a Western country such as the United States and turn it into a dictatorship. 1,784 more words

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