He was a dedicated communist who chose to live in East Germany. He became a dissident and the regime later revoked his citizenship. In the DW interview Wolf Biermann talks about his break with communism and his conviction that you have to speak out.
The head of Germany's political education agency believes former East Germans still feel alienated from mainstream society. He argues that this leads many in the East to mistrust the government and even democracy.
They only know the Cold War from their parents' stories. They live between nostalgia and the search for their own identity. How does the generation born after Germany's reunification in 1990 view the Day of German Unity?
The far-right AfD party did astonishingly well in the state of Saxony. In cities like Pirna and Görlitz, theaters and orchestras use art to combat the populist party, teaching children and teens about tolerance.
He was a dedicated communist who chose to live in East Germany. He was a dissident and the regime revoked his citizenship. He talks about his break with communism and his conviction that you have to speak out.
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