Topic archives: the Holocaust

Refugees and the election — remembering and forgetting

August 2, 2010

How many times will we hear about troublesome asylum seekers and wicked people smugglers in this campaign? These labels are very familiar to the Jewish community, writes Dr June Factor.

Obama is not a ‘Nazi’ and abortion is not a ‘holocaust’

June 30, 2010

US politicians often refer to their opponents as "Nazis" or horrible events as "a holocaust" but these just trivialise one of history's most disturbing atrocities, writes Rabbi Marvin Hier.

Bad fashion shoot concepts #253: The Holocaust

November 24, 2009

The publisher of airline EasyJet's inflight magazine has been forced to apologise after the mag staged a fashion photoshoot at Berlin's Holocaust memorial. Maybe red flags aren't "in" this season...

The science of climate change is only a small part of the discussion

November 17, 2009 36

Equating climate change doubters and dissenters with mass-murdering war criminals is the mark of a moral dwarf, writes Sinclair Davidson.

Hamilton: Denying the coming climate holocaust

November 16, 2009 117

Which is morally worse: Holocaust denial or climate change scepticism? It sounds like a no-brainer, but the real-life consequences of climate sceptics succeeding may far outweigh those of Holocaust denialists.

VB defends its beery philanthrophic Anzac Day appeal

April 24, 2009

Today, VB's group manager Paul Donaldson defends the Raise a Glass Appeal for Anzac Day. And Crikey readers weigh in on everything from the Republic to the Westgate Bridge.