These acts of remembrance may in some slight measure salve grief, and enable those who have not had to endure such things to give thanks for those who do.
Posts Tagged: Nazism
The immediate effect of the election will be a period of fraught negotiation, but it might not be a bad change in the long-term.
McCain knew that politics should be a fierce contest, restrained by respect for civilians and one’s enemies.
There would, quite rightly, be outrage if a senior Conservative figure delivered a speech to a crowd which waved fascist flags.
The Law and Justice Party has sought to foment a poisonous dynamic which could do great harm to relations with Poland’s Jews.
He was excoriated for ramping up tensions over North Korea rather than cooling them down. But his aggression seems, for the moment at least, to be paying off.
Values give real power to people – not symbols. Of all the issues that we face, is this truly one that our Prime Minister should be focusing on?
If we aren’t willing to honestly apply the same rules to ourselves as to our opponents, everyone loses out
If you criticise Trump’s Charlotteville generalisations while defending the same tactics from Corbyn, you’re making our politics worse.
Of course it is not sufficient to condemn violent racism, like that in Charlottesville, because it is unkind. But history teaches us that we must watch for signs of a loss of empathy for others.
One virtue of democracy is that it does not give special prominence to the loudest people in judging the mood of a crowd.
The former mayor has blown his own gaff.
Khalid Masood, who murdered PC Keith Palmer, turns out to be one – and was originally called Adrian Elms.
Reading back, it highlights how supposedly level-headed ‘realists’ were so slow to recognise the true nature of the National Socialist regime.
Today we mark Holocaust Memorial Day.
I can just about imagine why a gay Parisian might just decide to send an unequivocal message to the Left at the next election.