by Nelson Lichtenstein
The legal and law enforcement response to the rise of pro-Nazi groups in pre-WWII America was part of a growing national security state that would be used against dissent from the left and which the far right today seeks to use as a weapon.
"Ultra is the all-but-forgotten true story of good, old-fashioned American extremism getting supercharged by proximity to power."
SOURCE: The Conversation
That Time Private US Media Companies Stepped in to Silence the Falsehoods and Incitements of a Major Public Figure … In 1938
by William Kovarik
"There’s not much that separates, on the one hand, the mad fanaticism that held Jews supposedly responsible for their own persecution in 1938 and, on the other, the fevered delusion of 2020."