Nazis

Ken Livingstone mouths off about Hitler. Again

30 March 2017 12:01

Ken Livingstone will find out in a few hours’ time whether he’s been permanently booted out of the Labour party…

The truth behind Germany’s ‘Mein Kampf’ sales boom

5 January 2017 15:47

A dead white man called Adolf Hitler has sold nearly 100,000 copies of his memoir, Mein Kampf, since a new edition was…

It’s absurd to compare Amber Rudd’s immigration speech to Mein Kampf

11 October 2016 9:18

The Tories want to turn us against migrants by dividing people between ‘us’ and ‘them’; well, let me tell you…

Our leaders should read history books – but not just ones about the Nazis

28 January 2016 17:31

If I was in charge of the Home Office I’d employ someone whose sole area of expertise was Hitler’s Germany and…

Why is the Royal family so bothered by its own archives?

20 July 2015 12:00

I should declare an interest – because I work for the Sun. But even so, I cannot quite see what…

A beginner’s guide to Euroscepticism

13 July 2015 16:32

As a long-time Eurosceptic, I should be happy about the Johnny-Come-Latelys now swelling the sceptic ranks. Following Euro-institutions’ wicked treatment…

Paul Mason calls Syriza critic a ‘Nazi collaborator’

8 July 2015 9:25

Covering the Greece crisis appears to be beginning to take its toll on Paul Mason. Channel 4’s economics editor became embroiled in…

Does anybody still believe that the EU is a benign institution?

6 July 2015 14:59

Ever since Margaret Thatcher U-turned in the dying days of her premiership, there has been a kind of agreement between…

Why you should listen to the great pianist who gave in to the Nazis

1 May 2015 11:12

Alfred Cortot (1877-1962) was in my opinion the greatest pianist in recorded history. If I had to give one reason…

Will jailing Katie Hopkins save the lives of migrants? I have my doubts

22 April 2015 12:37

More than a thousand migrants have died attempting to get into Europe over the past week, including 900 who perished…

Islamic extremism doesn’t need a rebrand

21 April 2015 11:11

I have been wondering why nobody so far in this election seems to have made any mention of what most…

What’s more disturbing than a group of discredited old Nazis? The Green Party

20 April 2015 16:05

Yesterday’s Mail on Sunday had an interesting account of a meeting in London of Nazis, neo-Nazis, British National Party types and anti—Semites…

Convince a generation that Ukip resemble the Nazis and you can make them do anything

26 March 2015 11:22

There was something genuinely frightening about the disturbance aimed at Nigel Farage and his family this weekend; what’s scary is…

Night Will Fall review: the Hitchcock film they didn’t want you to see

2 February 2015 14:29

At the synagogue where I happened to be singing last Saturday, the rabbi wrapped up her regular notices with a…

Adolf Eichmann hoped his ‘Arab friends’ would continue his battle against the Jews

27 January 2015 9:56

Over Christmas I finally got around to reading Eichmann Before Jerusalem by Bettina Stangneth.  I cannot recommend this book –…

Spectator books of the year: Stephen Walsh on Leningrad

18 November 2014 11:52

I’ve reviewed only a handful of books in 2014, but have struck lucky twice. Brian Moynahan’s Leningrad: Siege and Symphony (Quercus, £25)…

Don’t tell schoolboys to call themselves feminists

11 July 2014 19:03

In the Independent this week, Yvette Cooper suggested that British boys should grow up as ‘confident feminists’. They need to have…

The Nazis no longer deserve a place on the national curriculum

5 February 2014 17:58

Apparently there’s some sort of anniversary coming up to do with a war, you may have noticed. To commemorate this…