All Articles on Adolf Hitler

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Maybe We Need to Have Less 'Faith in Humanity'
Plenty of internet posts try to tell us that humanity is good. But what we really need is to evaluate our own actions and decisions
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Hitler and Other Syria-Debate Lowpoints
However Congress eventually votes on Obama’s plans for Syria — and whatever gratuitous violence might ensue — the proponents of war should be remembered for setting new lows in debating and lobbying tactics. But before examining their overheated rhetoric, consider the strong possibility that the...
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We Are All Aboard the Pequod
The most prescient portrait of the American character and our ultimate fate as a species is found in Herman Melville’s “Moby Dick.” Melville makes our murderous obsessions, our hubris, violent impulses, moral weakness and inevitable self-destruction visible in his chronicle of a whaling voyage. He...
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Blowback from the White House's Vindictive War on Whistleblowers
Edward Snowden is explicit: seeing whistleblowers like me punitively treated only motivates citizens of conscience more
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Rebels Stand Alone
I was in the Swiss village of Begnins outside Geneva shortly after the fall of the Berlin Wall in November 1989. I spent three days there with Axel von dem Bussche, a former Wehrmacht major, holder of the Knight’s Cross of the Iron Cross for extreme battlefield bravery, three times wounded in World...
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Obama Versus Physics: Why Climate Change Won’t Wait for the President
Change usually happens very slowly, even once all the serious people have decided there’s a problem. That’s because, in a country as big as the United States, public opinion moves in slow currents. Since change by definition requires going up against powerful established interests, it can take...
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Marriage Equality 2012
Ballot Issues We're Watching
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Obama Ruling Shields Torturers
When Nobel Laureate Desmond Tutu said last week that the ex-leaders of the U.S. and U.K. should be made to “answer for their actions” in attacking Iraq on the basis of lies, Western savants and pundits greeted the remarks from the retired archbishop of South Africa with an all-too-familiar knowing...
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What Connection Between Racially-Motivated Violence and US Foreign Policy?
The alleged shooter of the Sikh temple in Wisconsin, Wade Michael Page, served in the U.S. Army from 1992 to 1998, first at a base in Texas and then at Fort Bragg in North Carolina. An article in The Guardian today examines Page’s time in the military and includes this passage: Page did well enough...
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Deranged Angels Of Self-Preservation and the Second Amendment
In the contest between Stupid and Evil, Stupid reaps far more destruction. Why? Stupid prevails by the sheer force of numbers in its ranks. 

 But the argument is moot: Because all too often Stupid is working for Evil…believing it is serving as a force for good…and, I might add, for degrading wages...
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