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As Chancellor Angela Merkel looks to form a government, the anti-Islam AfD stands to gain.
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Roma in Germany face racism, invisibilization and the threat of deportation.
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She threw shade on the idea that they make societies more vibrant.
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It is hardly surprising to many that all is not well in Germany. What is new is the fact that millions of frustrated people now have a different outlet for their simmering frustration.
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German voters are more and more mobile, looking at different parties as well as at not voting. They are also more fragmented, being divided over a growing number of small and moderately sized parties.
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AfD owes much of its success in recent elections to Angela Merkel’s widely unpopular refugee policy.
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Germany is becoming more uneasy. And the AfD is a perfect representation of that. Angela Merkel has none the less proven before that she can keep her nerve in the face of challenges.
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The AFD knows how to reduce people's fears to simple and catchy slogans. At the same time, they fail to offer any realistic approaches to solving any problems whatsoever.
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Exit polls show a stinging defeat for the German leader's party.
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This could be a good opportunity to start a public debate about the AfD. Instead of being angered by individual absurd demands posed by the AfD, we should ask ourselves how this party came to be and why it has gained so much support.
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In many ways it was the German equivalent of a Donald Trump rally in the United States: outside lines of excited supporters as well as (violent) "anti-fascist" protesters, and inside chaos and Islamophobia.
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Last month, the Central Council of Muslims likened the AfD's attitude towards Muslims to that of Adolf Hitler's Nazis towards the Jews.
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"For the first time since Hitler's Germany, there is a party which is discrediting and existentially threatening a religious community."
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The Alternative for Germany party has surged in popularity amid Europe's refugee crisis.