Tags » Holocaust

Netanyahu’s Dystopian Daydream – The Israeli refusal to seek genuine peace

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to the US Congress was already hugely controversial before it was read out, because we all knew exactly the kind of argument that was to be made. 1,015 more words

Middle East

'The Periodic Table' by Primo Levi

A writer should have the precision of a poet and the imagination of a scientist.” – Vladimir Nabokov

Primo Levi, a chemist by trade, survivor and documenter of Auschwitz, was one of the 20th century’s great humanists. 1,076 more words

The Victims

A sad sort of clanging from the clock in the hall and up in the nursery an obsurd little bird is popping out to say “Cuckoo”. 409 more words

Holocaust

The Nazis Had a Few Tricks Up Their Sleeves

Historians still debate about the origins of power the Nazis attained. Some say it was the leadership of Adolf Hitler, others say it was the debt of World War I that drove the people to blame the minority, 614 more words

New Blog

"Why the Germans? Why the Jews?" Thinking about Gotz Aly's New Book, 70 Years after Auschwitz

Given that this week marks the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, I’d like to share a new book on the Holocaust that I’ve been reading: Gotz Aly’s… 207 more words

Lessons from "India's daughter" story

An intense debate has been raging in India over a documentary the BBC4 produced on a horrendous gang-rape incident that shocked the nation some two years ago. 553 more words

Free-speech

REMEMBER LIFE?

Soaked in the blood of an entire globe
The history of humans part one
It wasn’t written with pen and paper
Our history was written by gun… 478 more words