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History Repeating? Lessons We Can Learn From Inter-War Germany

Unfathomable economic strife. Palpable anger and despair. Inept politicians in power. An easily scapegoated minority population. When thinking of these factors, what comes to mind – Germany in the inter-war years or Greece in 2012?  It was the playwright Alan Bennett who, in The History Boys, wrote, “There is no period so remote as the [...]

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Central and Eastern Europe Tracker 12.11.12

Austria: Daily Mail: Offended Russian politician wants to buy home where Adolf was born to stop it being turned into luxury flats. ‘A Russian MP is making a bid to buy the house where Adolf Hitler was born to destroy it – thus thwarting plans by the town’s mayor to renovate it into luxury apartments. [...]

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Central and Eastern Europe Tracker 21.09.12

Czech Republic: RAPSI: The trial of four Russians who are accused of aiding terrorism, has begun in the Czech capital. ‘The prosecution claims that all the individuals were manufacturing and selling counterfeit identity cards of very high quality. The incomes from the illegal activity were allegedly allocated to finance the Jamaat Shariat (Dagestani Front) terrorist [...]

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