Eric D. Weitz is Dean of Humanities and Arts and Distinguished Professor of History at The City College of New York. His most recent book, Weimar Germany: Promise and Tragedy (2007; second expanded edition 2013), was named an "Editor's Choice" by The New York Times Book Review.
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Saturday, May 21, 2016
Trump and the Dance to the Right
Donald Trump’s supporters may say they want to “make America great again.” Yet they are just the American version of the xenophobic tendencies that have surfaced in European politics. In some ways, this American right-wing is even more dangerous than its counterparts across the ocean. "Trump could...
Sunday, March 20, 2016
All around the Web, in print, and on radio comes the claim that America has entered its “Weimar” phase. Economic collapse, political paralysis, rampant homosexuality, a desperate, disoriented populace open to the ravings of a demagogue – that is the portrait we get of Germany between the end of...