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‘Why Foreigners Must Get The Vote In Germany’

More than seven million people living in Germany are classed as foreigners. They live and work here, most of them pay taxes and all have the same obligations as German citizens, but with one great difference – they cannot vote. Unable to vote in a country whose laws and regulations affect them directly, foreign nationals […]

Can a democratic state be racist? Of course, says Der Tagesspiegel’s Andrea Darnbach – who argues that a nation with a past like Germany’s must face up to the latent racism lying at the heart of German officialdom. Last week’s report by the German Institute for Human Rights left no doubt as to its views on racism […]

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