History don't repeat, it rhymes
November 20, 2016 9:37 AM Subscribe
“Fascism cannot be explained only in terms of fanaticism, the history of the places where it gains a lodging must be taken into account.” — Northwest author Robert Cantwell, 1939Starting in late 2015, Knute Berger of Seattle's Crosscut magazine began a lengthy series on the historical roots of fascism in the Pacific Northwest.
Part 1: The Northwest’s uneasy relationship with fascism.
Part 2: In today’s headlines, echoes of our fascist past.
Part 1: When Nazis walked the streets of Seattle
Part 2: How the Nazis charmed Seattle
Part 3: Nazi thugs and spies raised alarms on the West Coast
Part 4: Did Seattle’s mayor give a Hitler salute?
Part 5: The Nazis’ last days in the Northwest
Part 6: A Northwest outdoorsman, a Nazi sympathizer
Bonus Berger on Fascism:
Inspiration for the series.
Bellevue’s ‘Little Eichmann’
Politically Correct Maps: Damn Right
Hate-Filled Zone: The racist roots of a Northwest secession movement
Making Radical Right Wingers Relevant Again
Knute Berger on twitter.
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