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World politics explainer: The fall of the Berlin Wall

The Conversation AU - 03 Oct 2018
The opening of the Berlin Wall triggered a series of events that led to an unexpectedly rapid unification of the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG or West Germany) and the German Democratic Republic (GDR, or East Germany) on October 3, 1990.
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MyView: Save democracy; defeat pro-Trump forces

Portland Tribune - 16 Oct 2018
Remember the optimism that accompanied the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 and the collapse of the Soviet Union two years later? Democracy was going to sweep across eastern Europe, the new Russia was going to undergo dramatic changes under glasnost ...
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Chris Matthews to talk politics on Oct. 20

SouthCoastToday.com - 16 Oct 2018
CRANSTON, RI — Barrington Books will welcome bestselling author, political expert and host of MSNBC's Hardball, Chris Matthews to its Garden City, Cranston location for a timely discussion about the importance of the mid-term elections. The appearance ...
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How East German Punks Helped Destroy the Berlin Wall

Rolling Stone - 17 Sep 2018
Their stories stuck with him so much that a decade later, he returned to begin researching what would become Burning Down the Haus: Punk Rock, Revolution and the Fall of the Berlin Wall, a thrilling and essential social history that details the ...
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Officials tear down plan to rebuild part of the Berlin Wall

Newshub - 22 Sep 2018
The mini-wall would have been torn down on November 9, the anniversary of the fall of the real Berlin Wall in 1989. Berlin was split in two, like Germany itself, based on the parts of the city Western and Soviet troops occupied at the end of World War II.
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Revolution from Below: Tim Mohr's 'Burning Down the Haus'

PopMatters - 15 Oct 2018
Did punk rock bring down the Eastern Bloc? In Burning Down the Haus: Punk Rock, Revolution, and the Fall of the Berlin Wall translator and music writer Tim Mohr makes the case that when punk snuck beneath the Iron Curtain in the late '70s, it brought ...
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Mon 9 AM | How Punk Rock Helped The Wall Fall

Jefferson Public Radio - 21 Sep 2018
Tim Mohr, legendary Berlin-based DJ and music scholar, has written a history of the underground punk scene in East Germany just before the fall of the Berlin Wall, called Burning Down the Haus: Punk Rock, Revolution, and the Fall of the Berlin Wall.
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Punks, Up Against The Wall

NPR - 29 Sep 2018
In 1979, a young East German named Micha Horschig made a prediction: The fall of his country's socialist government, the German Democratic Republic (GDR), would take 10 years. On Nov. 9, 1989, the Berlin wall fell. Among the many other things to ...
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Will the End of Merkel Mean the End of Merkelism?

PJ Media - 16 Oct 2018
Since the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, the reunited country has emerged as the economic powerhouse of Europe and the big dog of the European Union. But now it appears that the essentially unbroken string of center-right/center-left postwar ...

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