Rainer Werner Fassbiner’s extreme behaviour means he left a challenging legacy. But, as a recent re-release of perhaps his finest project shows, he also left an impressive body of work. JAMES OLIVER reports.
“As of now, power resides not in No.10 but in the House of Commons. And it is precisely because power now lies in a leaderless body of 650 MPs, incapable of forging and agreeing a new Brexit, that I am so confident Brexit will be terminated.”
The Jonestown massacre, 40 years ago this week, ranks as one of humanity’s darkest chapters. Is it best understood as an isolated tragedy, or as part of the pattern of the grisly history of the 20th century? IAN WALKER reports
Accepting the misdeeds of their past can be difficult for any country. Now, a provocative new book is asking Italians some hard questions about their countrymen’s role in the Holocaust. BENJAMIN IVRY reports