Opinion

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

By GWYNNE DYER

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

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