She threatened to sue anyone who posted “pictures or phrases” that were “offensive,” regarding her grandfather.
2016 may not have been the first time when Fox News helped to legitimize a fascist would-be dictator.
The New York Times introduces us to Julius Evola, a philosopher cited by both Mussolini and Bannon
Donald Trump defended posting a quote from Italian fascist leader Benito Mussolini on his Twitter account Sunday.
Historian David Kertzer won a Pulitzer Prize for his biography detailing how Benito Mussolini’s secret relationship with Pope Pius XI influenced the Italian dictator’s persecution of his country’s Jews.
Former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi triggered outrage from Italy’s political left on Sunday with comments defending fascist wartime leader Benito Mussolini at a ceremony commemorating victims of the Nazi Holocaust.
Hundreds of far-right Italians converged on Predappio, the town in northern Italy where Benito Mussolini was born and is buried, to mark the 90th anniversary of the “march on Rome” that brought the Fascist dictator to power.
It may have seemed excessive for Vicki Noble to compare the burning of a medieval witch to the lynching of an African American or to “a Jewish person going to the oven.” But, for those who read about the Belgian-style ale named Witch’s Wit in the New York Times, at least the situation seemed to have been resolved.
Especially while it is still a matter of living memory, the recent revelations about the wartime experience of Italy’s Jews are of urgent importance. The Nobel Prize-winning scientist Rita Levi-Montalcini, who turned 101 on April 22, describes what she calls the “imbecility” of antisemitic edicts promulgated by Italian Fascists during the Second World War.