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The Abolition of the State: Anarchist & Marxist Perspectives
Both Anarchists and Marxists believe that it will be possible to do away with the state. But what do they mean by that? What is the state, after all? What institutions, if any, would be necessary ...
American Fascists: The Christian Right and the War on America
Hedges examines the Christian Right's origins, its driving motivation and its dark ideological underpinnings, with interviews and coverage of events such as pro-life rallies and weeklong classes on co...
Could Punching Nazis Have Prevented Hitler From Taking Power
There have been repeated references to how Nazism could have been stopped by street-fighting, with almost no attention paid to the concrete socio-political conditions of Germany between 1920 and 1933....
Crossing Hitler: The Man Who Put the Nazis on the Witness Stand
Hett, Benjamin Carter
Explores the first full-length biography of Litten, the turbulent years of the Weimar Republic and the terror of Nazi rule in Germany after 1933.
Eichmann in Jerusalem: A report on the banality of evil
Hannah Arendt's report on the trial of Adolph Eichmann.
The FBI: Silent Terror of the Fourth Reich
Whitehead, John W.
Lately, there's been a lot of rhetoric comparing Donald Trump to Adolf Hitler. The concern is that a Nazi-type regime may be rising in America. That process, however, began a long time ago.
For a Workers' United Front Against Fascism: What's Wrong With the Current Policy of the German Communist Party?
Germany is now passing through one of those great historic hours upon which the fate of the German people, the fate of Europe, and in significant measure the fate of all humanity, will depend for deca...
Heretics and Renegades
Essasy on the Soviet Union and the Soviet bloc.
The History of the German Resistance 1933-1945: Widerstand, Staatsstreich, Attentat
A thorough portrayal of the plans, hesitations, frustrations, and failures of the opposition to Hitler.
I Will Bear Witness: A Diary of the Nazi Years 1933-1941
These diaries, written in secrecy, provide a vivid account of everyday life in Hitler's Germany. Although he was baptized a Protestant, Klemperer was still considered a Jew by the regime and saw his f...
Live Working or Die Fighting: How the Working Class Went Global
Mason realtes a series of struggles for worker and human rights over the past two hundred years and compares them to current struggles.
A Marxist History of the World part 83: 1933: The Nazi seizure of power
By the early 1930s, the German ruling class was determined to use the Nazis to make the world safe for German capital. But the fascist victory was not inevitable – it resulted from the failure of thos...
The Mass Psychology of Fascism
Wilhelm Reich's class study, written during the years of the German crisis. Reich repudiates the concept that fascism is the ideology or action of a single individual or nationality, or any ethnic or ...
The Nazi Seizure of Power: The Experience of a Single German Town
Allen, William Sheridan
A study of how the Nazi takeover took place in one German town.
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - October 9, 2017: Meeting the Challenge of the Right
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Challenging the Right requires not only anti-fascist actions in the street, but organizing to reach those who may be attracted the the appeal of the Right and offering an alternative social vision. Th...
A People's History of the World: From the Stone Age to the New Millennium
Harman describes the shape and course of human history as a narrative of ordinary people forming and re-forming complex societies in pursuit of common human goals.
Resistance in Europe: 1939 - 45
Hawes, Stephen; White, Ralph; (eds)
Essays on the resistance against Hitler during World War II.
The Secret of Hitler's Victory
Petroff, Peter; Petroff, Irma
In this book, the Petroffs set out to answer the question that has perplexed so many onlookers in other countries: How did it come about that the apparently mighty forces of the German Left fell in on...
The Struggle Against Fascism Begins with the Struggle Against Bolshevism
Russia must be placed first among the new totalitarian states. It was the first to adopt the new state principle. It went furthest in its application. It was the first to establish a constitutional di...
The Struggle Against Fascism in Germany
A collection of Leon Trotsky's writings on the situation in Germany from 1930 to 1940. From 1930 on Trotsky sounded the alarm about the rise of fascism in Germany, and warned that the policies of the...
The Swastika and the Maple Leaf: Fascist Movements in Canada in the Thirities
Betcherman, Lita Rose
Betcherman deals with Adrien Arcand and other leading Canadian fascists of the 1930s, as well as Swastika Clubs, and fascist movements in the west.
This Rough Game: Fascism and Anti-Fascism
Renton describes the rise of European Fascism, the condition of Weimar Germany, British fascism, Battle of Cable Street and Hitler's life.
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Fascist paramilitary groups in Italy who dressed in black, and assembled in blocs to attack unionists and leftists. Subsequently fascist groups in Germany and Britain also dressed in black and used si...
Martin Heidegger and Nazism
The Fate of European Jewry, 1932-1945
An comprehensive history of Hitler's war on the Jews of Europe.
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A Nazi Skeleton in the Family Closet
Chrystia Freeland's dark family secret is that her grandfather, Mykhailo Chomiak, faithfully served Nazi Germany right up to its surrender, and Chomiak's family only moved to Canada after the Third Re...
Revealed: how Associated Press cooperated with the Nazis
German historian shows how news agency retained access in 1930s by promising not to undermine strength of Hitler regime
The Associated Press news agency entered a formal cooperation with the Hitler regime in the 1930s, supplying American newspapers with material directly produced and selected by the Nazi propaganda min...