Is 2016 the new 1936?

Slow recovery from a global financial crash leading to political polarization, beggar-my-neighbour trade wars, and the rise of ultra-nationalist leaders. Sound familiar?

German leader Adolf Hitler, right, at the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics in Germany, Feb. 6, 1936. Photograph courtesy of the German Federal Archive

PUBLISHED :Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016 12:00 AM

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