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Nazi Billionaires by David de Jong: How Hitler’s financiers are still in business

De Jong gives a detailed and well-researched account of the intimate involvement of some of Germany's largest business dynasties with the National Socialists (Nazis) and shows how, after the war, they were able to continue amassing wealth, retain decisive influence in business and financial spheres, and even resume the financing of fascist tendencies.

Ela Maartens, Verena Nees

Contemporary Misanthropy: Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

It is tempting to find aspects of an author’s life in the pages of his or her fiction. In the case of Owens and Where the Crawdads Sing, however, many are treating the novel, which includes a murder mystery, as evidence in an imaginary trial.

James McDonald

“The heroes of this story were the people of Minamata who broke societal norms, stood up against all odds and demanded to be heard”

Director Andrew Levitas discusses Minamata and its creative underpinnings

Last week director, producer, painter and sculptor Andrew Levitas spoke with the World Socialist Web Site about his dramatic feature Minamata, featuring Johnny Depp as world-famous photographer W. Eugene Smith.

Richard Phillips
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