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To Defeat Far-Right Nationalists, Don't Try to Imitate Them

New York Times - 16 Jul 2018
The far-right, anti-immigrant Alternative for Germany took a remarkable 13 percent of the vote in last year's federal election. The party's rising popularity has so spooked Chancellor Angela Merkel's junior partner, Bavaria's Christian Social Union ...
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Why is anti-Semitism crawling out of the shadows? - 16 Jul 2018
From Trump and the alt-right in the U.S., to the UK Independence Party in Britain, Le Pen and the National Front in France, Jobbik (Movement for a Better Hungary), Geert Wilders in the Netherlands, and the more recently Alternative for Germany ...
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World Cup debacle adds to Germany's immigrant controversy

The National - 16 Jul 2018
It coincides with a surge in support for the far-right Alternative for Germany party (AfD) that has benefited from voter anger at Mrs Merkel's open-door refugee policy. About 1.6 million migrants have entered Germany since 2014. AfD politicians have ...
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The Man They Call 'Germany's Trump'

New York Times - 07 Jul 2018
To his fans, he is a man of the people, the son of a builder and a father of four who likes to eat at McDonald's, understands the anxieties of ordinary Bavarians and has what it takes to win back voters from the real populists, the Alternative for ...
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German interior minister says dispute with Merkel is history

Minneapolis Star Tribune - 08 Jul 2018
BERLIN — Germany's interior minister says his bitter dispute with Chancellor Angela Merkel over migration is history, suggesting that the government is on course to reduce support for the far-right Alternative for Germany party. After a standoff that ...
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Angela Merkel Fast Facts

KTVQ Billings News - 12 Jul 2018
The hard-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) becomes the third-largest group in the national parliament. March 4, 2018 - The Social Democratic Party votes to renew a government coalition with Merkel's Christian Democrats, paving the way for her fourth ...
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Germany: Hardline CSU leader 'unhappy' with Merkel migration plan - 01 Jul 2018
The CSU, which faces a stiff challenge from the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party in October's regional polls, has been demanding a significant hardening of Germany immigration policy. Amid the increasing tensions, Merkel and the rest of ...
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Can Germany Survive Its World Cup Defeat?

New York Times - 30 Jun 2018
Chancellor Angela Merkel is right now fighting for her political survival at home, where she's facing pressure to be tougher on immigrants and refugees, both within her own party and from the right-wing Alternative for Germany party. A few weeks ago, I ...
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Germany presents new, more restrictive migration plan - 10 Jul 2018
While they initially received a friendly welcome in the country, the mood has turned and led to a backlash against migrants and helped fuel the rise of the nationalist Alternative for Germany. In the last two years, however, the numbers of newly ...

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