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Holocaust memorial off-limits to AfD leader

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Björn Höcke at open house in Thüringer Landtag, 13 Juni 2015. By © Vincent Eisfeld / vincent-eisfeld.de, CC BY-SA 4.0, Wikimedia Commons.

Either he is a hypocrite who likes to make controversial statements for fun and not for action, or Höcke intended to carry out some form of twisted protest at the very site of historical horror and regret.

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Post-truth era: fake news and the threat to freedom of speech

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In Trump's world, whoever speaks against him does not speak the truth and does not therefore deserve to speak.

The problem is that to Trump, his critics are the creators of fake news. A word against Trump is not a truth. What is “not truth” is now to be censored.

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Trumpocalypse now: time to bust some myths

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Tin foil hats are not a smart way to deal with the new global political reality.

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Michelle Obama: powerful farewell and subtle protest

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Obama recalled her father going to work in the city water plant each day, in “the hope that one day, his kids would go to college and have opportunities he never dreamed of.”

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Curators in South Korea: Babi Badalov

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Fighting the good fight: the multicultural future of humanity.

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Mourning the fall of the Brazilian left

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They mistook pragmatism for socialism. What the hell have they done?

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