Countryside is racist, McDonalds transvestites, taking the knee rebels and Nazis can’t be attractive

Forced to flee her native Germany, Hannah Arendt is finally celebrated there in a major exhibition

The Gurlitt affair looked as if it might be unpicked but it has proved intractable

Roger Moorhouse shows it’s possible to treat modern history properly and in context

How Walther Funk’s 1940 memo predicted the rise of the European Union