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Weimar, Cabaret, and Babylon Berlin
Ever since I did my PhD dissertation, which compared counterrevolutions in Chile, Italy, and Germany, I have been...
Ideas, Even the Most Foolish, Have Consequences
Is the radical right pure hate and all emotion? Well, they may start from that, but humans that they are, some of them try...
Krieg Ist Die Holle: Review of All Quiet on the Western Front
Like “War and Peace,” “All Quiet on the Western Front” is achieving the distinction of having the most film remakes of...
Marooned: Review of Triangle of Sadness
Ruben Ostlund’s “Triangle of Sadness” (2022), which received the Palme d’Or at Cannes, is a new take on a question that was...
Rise, decline, and fall of the Liberal Order
John Ikenberry’s 'A World Safe for Democracy: Liberal Internationalism and the Crises of Global Order' In the evolution of...
Two essential readings on fascism and civil war
A detailed look at Barbara Walter and Paul Mason's latest works Having tangled with fascists in the streets and studied...