War Crimes

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2013

    Northeast Nazi Michael Karkoc ordered murder of Polish civilians, testimony indicates

    Michael Karkoc, the 94-year-old Nazi commander who has been living quietly in northeast Minneapolis since 1949, ordered the murder of Polish civilians in 1944, according to testimony recently unearthed by the Associated Press.RELATED: Northeast Nazi: Top 10 tweets The testimony in question was given ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2013

    Desaparecidos at First Avenue, 8/28/13

    Desaparecidos With Birthday Suits First Avenue, Minneapolis August 28, 2013 Over the years, it has become quite obvious that Conor Oberst loves playing in Minneapolis. He has strong ties to the city through his former manager (and former 400 Bar owner) Bill Sullivan, and each riveting show he puts ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2013

    Nazi commander has been living in Northeast Minneapolis since 1949, report says

    You expect to find hipsters, artists, students, and all sorts of interesting folks up in Northeast... but Nazis?:::: UPDATES ::::-- Northeast Nazi's neighbor has a big sign outside his house that says, "FUCK" [PHOTO]-- Northeast Nazi: Top 10 tweets According to a fascinating report by the Associated ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2012

    Chuck Grassley, Iowa Senator, compares smoking pot to murder, rape, and child abuse

    Chuck Grassley, a 79-year-old U.S. Senator from Iowa, took the overheated rhetoric of the war on drugs to new heights in a letter he sent to constituents comparing smoking pot to murder, rape, and child abuse.SEE ALSO:-- Chuck Grassley, Iowa Senator, is hilariously awful at Twitter-- Marijuana legal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2012

    Desaparecidos at 400 Bar, 8/9/12

    DesaparecidosWith Little Brazil400 Bar, MinneapolisThursday, August 9, 2012See Also:Slideshow: Desaparecidos at 400 BarDesaparecidos' Denver Dalley on writing Read Music/Speak Spanish and the artistic use of racial slursConor Oberst can pack good-sized theaters playing his folkier, more precious Bri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2012

    Walker's Spoonbridge sculpture defaced with Kony graffiti [PHOTO]

    Sometime over the weekend, someone decided to inscribe a politically themed message upon one of Minneapolis's most iconic structures. The word "Kony" has been spray-painted on the Walker Art Center's "Spoonbridge and Cherry" sculpture. Joseph Kony is the head of the Lord's Resistance Army, a Ugandan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2010

    Peter Erlinder on his way home from Rwandan prison

    On his way home​After a month of detention in Rwandan prisons, William Mitchel law professor Peter Erlinder is on his way back to the United States. He was released yesterday on bail due to medical issues. Erlinder was arrested May 28 for denying that the deaths of 800,000 Tutsis and moderate ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2010

    Peter Erlinder granted medical bail from Rwandan prison

    Photo: Free Prof. Peter Erlinder Now/FacebookErlinder's controversial views on the Rwandan genocide have landed him in prison​It's not clear whether this means he'll be able to return home yet, but William Mitchell law professor Peter Erlinder has been granted bail on medical grounds by a Rwan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2010

    Betty McCollum seeks resolution for Peter Erlinder's release

    McCollum reminds the Rwandan government of U.S. generosity in foreign aid​Will this help? Rep. Betty McCollum has introduced, and Keith Ellison has cosponsored, a U.S. House resolution calling on the Rwandan government to release accused genocide denier William Mitchell law professor Peter Erl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2010

    Peter Erlinder reportedly attempted suicide in Rwandan jail cell

    Peter Erlinder is accused of denying the Rwandan genocide​The New York Times is reporting that William Mitchell College law professor Peter Erlinder attempted suicide in his Rwandan jail cell, where he is being held for allegedly denying that country's genocide. Police said they found Erlinde ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2010

    Peter Erlinder hospitalized after Rwandan interrogation

    Peter Erlinder is being held in a Rwandan prison‚ÄčThe Rwandan News Service reports that William Mitchell law professor Peter Erlinder was hospitalized on Monday evening following hours of intense questioning by Rwandan detectives. RNS says there are suspicions he may be poisoned, but an American l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2010

    Peter Erlinder arrested in Rwanda for denying genocide

    Via William Mitchell College of LawNo question, the man is lightning rod​William Mitchell constitutional law professor Peter Erlinder is no stranger to controversial causes in the United States, but his latest gambit leaves him on the hook far from home: He's been arrested in Rwanda for denyin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2009

    Rep. Ellison recounts his Darfur protest arrest

    Ellison was detained for about three hours before being released on $100 bail after the planned arrest.

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2009

    Bachmann's quotes so good she deserves a reality show

    It would probably end up better than most of the reality shows we accidentally waste our time watching. At least she's an elected official and supposed to be intelligent. Can't say so much for drunken fools on MTV.

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2008

    Colin Powell calls out Michele Bachmann

    bachmann_is_evil_3.jpgAnd we thought Joe McCarthy was dead.

  • Arts

    June 25, 2008

    After a Hundred Years delivers little philosophical insight

    If the Guthrie wants to explore Big Ideas, it'll need a bigger play

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    February 21, 2008
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    November 7, 2007
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    September 19, 2007
  • Blogs

    September 1, 2006

    American Jewish World Endorses Ellison

    Twin Cities publication cites Ellison's work opposing Arlon Lindner's Holocaust denial in the State Legislature, and his support for civil liberties.

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2005

    Nobel laureate rips Bush, his "bleating little lamb"

    75-year-old British playwright Harold Pinter won't be able to attend the ceremony for his Nobel Prize this Saturday, but he's already videotaped his acceptance speech. He describes the Iraq War as "blatant state terrorism," and reserves extra tongue lashing for the "pathetic and supine" Tony Blair, ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    June 22, 2005

    Bag a Bunch of Bagels

    Twin Cities bagels, revealed, celebrated, or mocked mercilessly, depending on which paragraph you read

  • Books

    May 7, 2003

    Saddam's Career Counselor

    A new book suggests what comes next for dictators who ate their opponents' innards

  • Art

    March 13, 2002

    Empty Cabinets

    Simon Norfolk talks about genocide, landscape, and beauty

  • Arts

    January 24, 2001

    20th-Century Pox

    Purple Crayon exhumes a dated Sixties comedy; 3 Legged Race recounts the Armenian genocide

  • Arts

    January 10, 2001

    Rational Insanity

    Chanel looks at fashion as a form of madness; 2 listens to the words of a sweet-talking Nazi

  • Books

    September 6, 2000

    The Politics of Suffering

    A historian examines who stands to benefit from the history of the Holocaust

  • Art

    January 20, 1999

    Paint It Black

    Absence/Presence searches for the aesthetics of genocide; Thomas Hart Benton hits the road

  • Arts

    June 3, 1998

    Fly Away Home

    Having survived Cambodia's killing fields, poet U Sam Oeur writes as a witness to the "Kingdom of Hell"

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    March 12, 1997
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    November 6, 1996