The Guardian view on Germany’s far right: a challenge for all of Europe
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Atonement for the crimes of the 20th century was meant to build immunity from fascism, but that protection looks dangerously diminished

It is disturbing to see a far-right mob rampage through the streets of any city but, for obvious historical reasons, the scene is uniquely distressing in Germany. In Chemnitz, in the state of Saxony, extremists this week rallied in such numbers that police seemed unable – or, some suspect, unwilling – to prevent indiscriminate racist violence.

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