A scholar of American anti-Semitism explains the hate symbols present at the US Capitol

Crowds carrying hate symbols as they stormed the U.S Capitol on Jan. 6 in Washington, D.C. Shay Horse/NurPhoto via Getty Images One of the many horrifying images from the Jan. 6 rampage on the U.S. Capitol shows a long-haired, long-bearded man wearing a black “Camp Auschwitz” T-shirt emblazoned with a skull and crossbones, and under it the phrase “work brings freedom” – an English translation of the Auschwitz concentration camp motto: “Arbeit macht frei.” Another image, more subtle but no less incendiary, is of a different man whose T-shirt was emblazoned with the inscription “6MWE” above yell…

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