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Germany's Post-Merkel Power Fraus

Foreign Policy (blog) - 19 Mar 2018
The SPD now stands at 19 percent in polls, just five points ahead of the far-right Alternative for Germany. Two weeks ago, they were even at 15 percent a piece. Both Nahles and Kramp-Karrenbauer clearly believe that they are equal to the generational ...
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Eager to deport migrants, German AfD scouts out Syria situation

Reuters - 06 Mar 2018
BERLIN (Reuters) - Lawmakers from the Alternative for Germany (AfD) are on a fact-finding trip to Syria, said members of the anti-immigrant group, which wants Syria to be classified a safe country of origin in a move that would make it easier to deport ...
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Syria is a 'safe country,' say German AfD lawmakers after visit

Deutsche Welle - 20 Mar 2018
Germany: Is Bavaria set for an anti-Merkel conservative swing? The right wing in southern and eastern Germany often accuses Angela Merkel of betraying conservative values — a potentially big problem for the chancellor. DW went to Ansbach in Bavaria to ...
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Germany's Goldman hire prompts fear of banks' renewed influence

KFGO - 19 Mar 2018
Lawmakers skeptical of Kukies' appointment, under Social Democrat (SPD) Finance Minister Olaf Scholz, fear the appointment could anger voters who have turned away from mainstream parties in favor of the nationalist Alternative for Germany (AfD). "Such ...
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We are European and Muslim

Daily Sabah - 19 Mar 2018
Germany is shaped by Christianity." The statement quickly got reactions from democrats and racist groups. Before becoming interior minister, Seehofer was the CSU's chair and the minister president of Bavaria. He left these positions after his party ...
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Syrians to far-right German politician: We pay for our own coffee

Reuters - 16 Mar 2018
It was paid for by the Syrian taxpayers,” said Malek, who has been in Germany since 2016 and works in Berlin as a researcher in cellular biology and oncology. “We are refugees. We are immigrants. And we are trying o participate in the wealth of German ...
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Germany's far-right AfD set to embrace anti-Islam PEGIDA

Reuters - 22 Feb 2018
FILE PHOTO: Lutz Bachmann, leader of the anti-immigration rightwing movement PEGIDA (Patriotic Europeans Against the Islamisation of the West) arrives for their weekly gathering in Dresden, Germany October 26, 2015. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch/File Photo ...
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Steve Bannon now advising far right Alternative for Germany party

The Australian - 08 Mar 2018
Alice Weidel, co-parliamentary leader of Alternative for Germany (AfD), sought guidance from Mr Bannon, former chief executive of the alt-right news website Breitbart, before next month's launch. The party courted further controversy by sending a ...
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No love match for Germany in Merkel's third grand coalition

Reuters - 12 Mar 2018
Spahn sits on the CDU's right wing, while Kramp-Karrenbauer is a centrist in Merkel's mould. Both are seen as her possible successor. Merkel was forced to negotiate a deal with the SPD after the failure of her attempts to form a three-way alliance with ...
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Is Steve Bannon Trump's Link to Putin and the European Far Right?

The Nation. - 19 Mar 2018
He met with a leader of Germany's far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD). And he praised Hungary's Viktor Orbán (“a real patriot and a real hero”), whose fascist-leaning, Islamophobic ruling Fidesz party leans toward Putin. Next door, the far-right ...
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Counteracting Denial with the Preservation of Spaces of Atrocity

Nonprofit Quarterly - 19 Mar 2018
Recently, “never again” has been a rallying cry for gun control advocates in the aftermath of the Parkland, Florida high school shooting. But for decades previous, the phrase was mostly invoked to remember the Holocaust and promise to stop future ...
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Bundestag slams far-right AfD, reaffirms Holocaust remembrance

Deutsche Welle - 23 Feb 2018
In a special discussion in Germany's parliament, the Bundestag, MPs underscored the country's commitment to remembering the Holocaust and the other crimes of Germany's Nazi past. The session was called by the Greens after increasing agitation from ...

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