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How the Nazi Flags in Charlottesville Look to a German

TIME - 14 Aug 2017
As we watched the news stream in from Charlottesville over the weekend, it wasn't the violence that shocked my fiancée the most. She was born and raised in Germany, a nation whose citizens are all too familiar with Nazism and terrorism. Nor did her ...
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The battle over Confederate statues, explained

Vox - 16 Aug 2017
America's latest conflict about race began with a mass shooting, a flag, and some statues. In Charlottesville, Virginia, white supremacist protesters descended onto the city over the weekend to protest the city's plan to take down Confederate monuments ...
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How Germany responds to “blood and soil” politics

The Economist (blog) - 13 Aug 2017
When Mr Höcke unfurled a German flag on a talk show to mark “1000 years of Germany” (a phrase with Nazi associations), fellow guests from right and left branded him “disgusting”. Far-right movements are treated overwhelmingly as cultural phenomena ...
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Germans dismiss Ryanair claim over Air Berlin as 'absurd'

Irish Times - 16 Aug 2017
The ailing Air Berlin is already in advanced talks with German flag-carrier Lufthansa for it to take over parts of the airline, possibly to merge it with its own Eurowings subsidiary. Meanwhile, “another airline” – rumoured to be Easyjet or Condor – is ...
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Flags and Other Symbols Used By Far-Right Groups in Charlottesville

Southern Poverty Law Center - 12 Aug 2017
The “national flag of Kekistan” mimics a German Nazi war flag, with the Kek logo replacing the swastika and the green replacing the infamous German red. A 4chan logo is emblazoned in the upper left hand corner. Alt-righters are particularly fond of the ...
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Germans are learning to love Germany again, and Merkel takes note

Washington Post - 21 Jul 2017
BERLIN — If the origins of Germany's tricolor flag are not widely known, that is because the banner is rarely displayed in a country still atoning for the crimes it carried out in the name of national pride. There may be a history lesson, then, and ...
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A much-needed Trump victory: Germany keeps its promise

Fox News - 16 Aug 2017
Merkel committed to earmark two percent of German gross domestic product for NATO by 2024, a significant increase from the 1.2 percent it currently contributes. Trump made no new friends when he scolded other leaders when they gathered in Brussels last ...
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This Undercover Spy Operation Helped Foil a Nazi Plot in 1930s LA

L.A. Weekly - 16 Aug 2017
Wellpott reported that a makeshift stage was set up in the hall, with a speaker's podium flanked by an American flag, the imperial German flag and the Nazi (swastika) flag. Fifteen young men dressed in brown shirts, "whose arms bulge with excess power ...
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German Duncan-ite draws parallels between Charlottesville, past

Duncan Banner - 17 Aug 2017
They are not worth carrying the American flag.' He always talks about, 'we' he never talks about [me.] [He,] himself, has to say it to The American People. [If he doesn't,] it gives them power. That's what they want. They praised him, 'Thank you ...
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COLUMN: Immoral Equivalency

Cache Valley Daily - 17 Aug 2017
It was at this conference that every German in attendance, fighting World War II in Adolf Hitler's name, would be informed how they would implement the eradication of over 11 million Jews from the European continent. The name of this plan is now a ...
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German minister calls for tough response to soccer violence

Reuters - 16 Aug 2017
The Rostock team was fined 100,000 euros in 2007 by the German Soccer Association after fans set fire to the terraces and a flag, with the ensuing violence injured 14 people. Rostock was also the scene of violent protests the same year in connection ...

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