“As a historian specializing in the Holocaust, Nazi Germany, and Europe in the era of the world wars, I have been repeatedly asked about the degree to which the current situation in the United States resembles the interwar period and the rise of fascism in Europe. I would note several troubling similarities and one important but equally troubling difference.” Christopher R. Browning in The New York Review of Books: The Suffocation of Democracy.

+ “Following Hitler’s appointment as chancellor on January 30, 1933, journalists expressed a mix of caution and confidence by invoking the figure of Emperor Napoleon III.” The Atlantic: How Americans Described Evil Before Hitler.

+ Quartz: White supremacists are taking their design seriously—and we should, too