Politics - Page 25

AfD shooting from the hip

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One has to ask who the constitutional lawyer for the Alternative für Deutschland (AfD) is, when Frauke Petry (AfD Sachsen) quotes sentences out of context to support the use of weapons at Germany's borders to discourage refugees from entering.

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Politics and History: Leipzig Becomes Battlefield for Political Violence

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Yesterday’s demonstrations marking the first anniversary of NoLegida/Legida were overshadowed by riots and violence by Neonazis in Connewitz. Shops, restaurants and phone booths were attacked with bricks by right-wing extremists. One building on Wolfgang-Heinze-Straße (extension of Karli towards Wildpark) was set on fire. The police arrested 250 people. Reports of similar incidents in Plagwitz could

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#BullshitRadar: Extreme positions and the Leipzig riots

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The offensive-countering by either side is reminiscent of a playground battle. Any statement which is followed by a 'but' can be forgotten. Blame-shifting means no responsibility to change is required by either side.

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“There’s a limit to your love…”

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This is the real problem: The desire (or lack thereof) to be engaged in a process of integration is tempered by the prospect of people who look different from us, who are non-European and have a different religion.

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Paris Attacks: The media debacle involving a female terrorism suspect

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I strongly condemn and am devastated by the recent terrorist attacks in France, in Lebanon, in Egypt and elsewhere. But I felt that I could not be silent about one of the latest examples of shoddy, irresponsible, salacious media coverage, related to the attacks. And in times like these, when panic is widespread, when violence

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