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Austrian Rightist’s Postmortem Outing?

Oct 24, 2008
Two weeks after the death of Joerg Haider, former leader of the far-right Austrian Freedom Party, media attention has moved from Haider's fascistic political life to his personal life, with the politician's sexual identity undergoing a bit of a queering, much to the surprise of his ultranationalistic supporters. Haider was a 58-year-old married father of two.
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Madonna vs. McCain

Aug 25, 2008
Madonna is no John McCain fan, and the feeling's definitely mutual. The newly minted quinquagenarian icon is once again playing the provocateur on her latest tour, taking aim at McCain by making some undesirable comparisons between the GOP's presumptive nominee and certain nefarious world leaders from past and present.

Remembering the Holocaust’s Persecuted Gays

May 28, 2008
Berlin's mayor, Klaus Wowereit, was on hand for the inauguration of a new memorial in the German capital dedicated to the 55,000 gay men who were branded criminals by the Nazi regime before and during World War II -- and of whom about 15,000 were killed in Nazi camps. Above, the artists who created the monument.

Ahmadenijad’s N.Y. Visit Triggers Protests, Upsets

Sep 24, 2007
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadenijad was branded a "madman" on the front page of the New York Daily News on Monday, the day he was set to speak at Columbia University amid widespread protests and not so subtle references to Adolf Hitler, whom Columbia's Public Affairs Acting Dean John Coatsworth said would also have been allowed to speak on campus, at least in his pre-Holocaust era.

Bush’s Holy War

Sep 16, 2007
In this thought-provoking opinion piece from the UK's Daily Mail newspaper, writer Correlli Barnett points out how, in waging his own brand of holy war, Bush (and, by extension, former British PM Tony Blair) failed to comprehend crucial lessons about war that historical examples have repeatedly borne out.

Cruise Not Willkommen in Germany

Jun 25, 2007
The German government has long been aggressive in its stance against the Church of Scientology, and it has thrown down the gauntlet once again by banning the filming of a Tom Cruise movie because of the American's religious affiliation. Cruise will play a German military officer who tried to assassinate Adolf Hitler.

Conservative Radio Host Wants Dissenters Detained

Dec 21, 2006
Conservative radio personality Mike Gallagher appeared on Fox News on Tuesday to vent his anger at "The View" host Joy Behar for comparing Donald Rumsfeld to Hitler. Without a shred of irony, Gallagher then called for the government to round up Behar, Matt Damon and Keith Olbermann and "take the whole bunch of them and put them in a detention camp until this war is over, because they're a bunch of traitors."

Gore Vidal: Living Through History

Nov 21, 2006
Iconic author and historian Gore Vidal speaks with Robert Scheer about his new memoir, "Point to Point Navigation," and the events that shaped his life and his country, from war with Hitler to the "waking nightmare" of Iraq <!-- Vidal on Bush: "There are a few crazies who want to cheer the flag and this yappy little terrier as though he were a real president Well, he's not a real president He's a thing, a chimera who was put together by the Supreme Court, first time around, and reelected by Diebold "-->.