(Video) Dictatorship: A Forbidden History – Part 5 Die Diktatur

The next instalment of my documentary on dictatorship has been released. This series is to support the release of my new book The Terrible Beauty of Dictatorship (which is being given away for free this weekend, the 9-10 April). In this part, Carl Schmitt’s journey from justifying commissary dictatorship to justifying the sovereign dictatorship of…

Never Write Off a German by Colm Gillis

by a curious paradox the name Schmitt is surrounded by mist, and it may be asked whether this fog is not often manufactured artificially…. It is fashionable to discredit the work of this author on the basis of a reputation that is based largely on rumors … [and] it is better … to recognize that Carl Schmitt is controversial and will always remain controversial, like all those who belong to the same intellectual family: Machiavelli, Hobbes, de Maistre, Donoso Cortes, and also Max Weber