Germany's 1968 student movement broke the silence over the country's dark Nazi past, and profoundly changed the country. Now, 50 years later, what has become of those dreams of a classless society, free love and alternative lifestyles?
Germany's Nazi past still haunts the country today. A former SS guard at a concentration camp, charged with aiding and abetting hundreds of murders, is standing trial in Münster's district court.
Aleida and Jan Assmann rejected the AfD's recent attempts to downplay Germany's Nazi past and Alexander Gauland's 'bird shit' remark. The pair said that 'not every dissenting opinion deserves respect.'
The question of World War II reparations is still open, and Germany should pay up, says historian Karl Heinz Roth. But Poland, Greece and other countries would have to cooperate.
Volkswagen has announced that the "New Beetle," a playful spin on the classic bug, will become a thing of the past as of next year. Many Americans have fond memories of the car, despite its roots in Germany's Nazi past.
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