Can German Activists Stop the Neo-Nazi Resurgence?

Since being elected into state parliaments from 2014 onwards, the AfD is making life harder for a lot of people. In addition to sending legal warnings to anyone who criticizes it, the party wants to cut funding for civil society initiatives—including those that offer advice on how to recognize and confront far right ideas and the people promoting them. 

In the eastern state of Brandenburg, where the AfD is the second largest party, the first mobile advisory team, a counseling service that travels through the state give advice to people on how to intervene against, for example, neo-Nazis who just bought property on your street, was set up by some politicians in the 1990s after several right-wing murders occurred. Back then, organizing against the extreme right was mainly accom

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