The Search for the Better Nazis

December 05, 2019

The leaders of neo-Nazi and other white nationalist groups in the United States face a major problem, one having to do with their claims of white or Aryan racial superiority. What to do if the groups involved appeal primarily to white men — and some women — who, by most standards,...

Tracking German Neo-Nazism Through Music

January 03, 2019

German neo-Nazi bands attempt to appeal more broadly to an audience that is opposed to the government’s position on asylum-seekers. Plato once wrote, in an argument postulating the banning of music, that “any musical innovation is full of danger to the whole State.” While an extreme...

White Supremacists and Neo-Nazis Stun America

August 20, 2017

This VICE News behind-the-scenes from the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville is a must-see. “We knew we were gonna meet a lot of resistance. The fact that nobody on our side died, I’d go ahead and call that points for us. The fact that none of our people killed anybody unjustly, I...

Youth Unemployment and the Rise of Neo-Nazism in Europe

February 26, 2014

Is there a direct link between youth unemployment and the rise of the far-right in Europe? In recent years, there has been a notable increase in the number of neo-Nazi demonstrations and groups in Europe. Many commentators suggest this rise is related to the number of unemployed people and the...

Remembering Belzec

January 27, 2014

To mark Holocaust Memorial Day, a look at one of the Third Reich’s nearly-forgotten death machines. This year marks the 75th anniversary of the Third Reich’s invasion of Poland — a date when most scholars argue that, under the cover of total war, Nazism’s so-called "Final Solution of the...

The Populist/Antipopulist Divide in the Greek Elections

October 19, 2012

The political elites in Greece keep warning us of the danger of “populism”. But what we should bear in mind is that contrary to “populism”, neo-Nazism and right-wing extremist violence pose a real threat to democracy here and now. Over the last couple of years, Greece has...