Berlin bookstore shuts down after leftist boycott

Hangin out with Mussolini!

A Berlin bookstore has been shut down following leftist protests against an event about Italian fascist writer Julius Evola. The Israeli owner said the loss of customers helped force him out of business.

A Berlin bookstore owner has said that the protests and boycott orchestrated by local anti-fascists against a planned event about fascist Italian philosopher and occultist Julius Evola – whose work inspired both Benito Mussolini and the far-right movement in the US – has helped force him out of business.