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Opinion  /  Published 11.07.20

The lingering echoes of fascism

Although Jolly Mohan Kaul wrote that “the ugly face of fascism had horrified almost all shades of political opinion in India,” I can’t imagine a conversation here such as I overheard...
By Sunanda K. Datta-Ray in

Opinion  /  Published 06.06.19

Intolerance has taken hold of our minds

Heinrich Heine, one of the all-time great German writers, has a frighteningly memorable sentence: “Das war ein Vorspiel nur, dort wo man Bücher verbrennt, verbrennt man auch am Ende Menschen (That ...
By G.N. Devy in

Opinion  /  Published 27.05.19

Anti-Semitism rises anew in Europe

For years, Europe maintained the comforting notion that it was earnestly confronting anti-Semitism after the horrors of the Holocaust. It now faces the alarming reality that anti-Semitism is sharply o...
By New York Times News Service in

World  /  Published 07.04.19

New exhibit reconsiders the Weimar Republic, 100 years later

A divided nation grappling with rising inequality, new mass media and the growth of populist politics.Sounds familiar?Germany's first democracy, the Weimar Republic of 1919-1933, has long been regarde...
By AP in Berlin

Opinion  /  Published 15.11.18

Why is so little known about Walter Liebenthal?

In Germany this summer, I visited an exhibition at the University of Tübingen, devoted to the life and work of Professor Walter Liebenthal. Seventeen large panels depicted the stages of a productive ...
By Martin Kämpchen in

Opinion  /  Published 01.03.19

How Nazi scientists helped the US

It has been more than seven decades since the end of World War II, but even now very few people know about Operation Paperclip. The latter exposed the hypocrisy of the United States of America when, i...
By Martand Jha in

World  /  Published 09.11.18

Letter shows Einstein fear long before Nazi rise

More than a decade before the Nazis seized power in Germany, Albert Einstein was on the run and already fearful for his country’s future, according to a newly revealed handwritten letter.His longtim...
By AP in Jerusalem

World  /  Published 15.11.18

Einstein letter auctioned for $32000

A 1922 letter in which Albert Einstein confided his fears of the rise of anti-Semitism in Germany, more than a decade before the Nazis took power, sold at an Israeli auction on Tuesday for $32,000.“...
By Reuters in Jerusalem

World  /  Published 21.01.19

Reinvented legacy: Nazi's paintings fund foundation for Jews

When Hilde Schramm inherited several paintings collected by her father, Hitler's chief architect and armaments minister Albert Speer, she was only sure of one thing: she didn't want them.Despite deter...
By AP in Berlin

Opinion  /  Published 31.08.19

The comfort of discipline: an experiment

Fifty-two years ago, as protests against the Vietnam war were snowballing, the counter-culture gaining traction, young people rebelling against the roles assigned to them in matters to do with gender,...
By Samantak Das in


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