Alternative for Germany

Germany

How the far right is weaponizing Nazi history in Germany

The AfD is pushing to downplay the crimes of the Nazi era, amid fears of a new wave of German nationalism.
Tim Hume
2.22.19
Germany

Far-right German lawmakers aren't sorry for walking out of a ceremony for Holocaust victims

“This so-called Alternative for Germany bases its policies on hate and exclusion
Tim Hume
1.24.19
Germany

The far-right AfD’s call for “Islam-free schools” is reminding Germans of Nazi propaganda

“If you don't see fascism, you just don't want to see it.”
Tim Hume
9.14.18
Germany

The real reason Merkel’s coalition is in crisis is the rise of the far-right AfD

“That’s why the CSU is panicking — trying to do whatever it takes to hold the AfD down and secure its vote.”
Tim Hume
7.5.18
Germany

Merkel gets 4 more years in Germany — and a government, too

French President Emmanuel Macron hailed the result as “good news for Europe.”
Tim Hume
3.5.18
Germany

A Muslim convert in an anti-Islam German political party has everyone confused

“I see my task as creating consensus between German Islam and conservative Germans.”
Tim Hume
2.2.18
Germany

Germany skids into crisis after coalition talks collapse

After four weeks of negotiations, the free-market liberal Free Democratic Party (FDP) exited talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats (CDU), Bavaria’s Christian Social Union, and the Greens.
Tim Hume
11.20.17
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The VICE News Guide to the World — Week of September 25

VICE News
9.29.17
Germany

The far right isn’t the real story of the German elections

Merkel is by far the longest-serving political leader of a major democratic state, having already survived two U.S. presidents, three French presidents, three British prime ministers, four Greek premiers, and five Italian ones.
Cas Mudde
9.22.17
Germany

This Israeli artist is masterfully trolling the German far-right

Clare Richardson
9.19.17
LGBTQ

Gays Really Love Germany's Racist, Homophobic Far Right Party

How, exactly, did the European far right capture gay voters and candidates? It was easier than you think.
Thomas Rogers
5.11.17
Europe

Europe's far right is already using the Berlin attack to exploit fears

Andrea Mammone
12.22.16
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