Episode #20 – Deutschland Dabbles with the Far-Right
Is Germany at risk of a far-right take-over? Short answer - yes.
This week’s guest is Cynthia Miller-Idriss. She’s an associate professor of education and sociology and director of the International Training and Education Program at American University, an expert on the far-right and wrote The Extreme Gone Mainstream: Commercialization and Far Right Youth Culture in Germany
Cynthia gives helps makes sense of German politics, the far-right AFD, the failure of traditional German political parties, and a far-right rally in Chemnitz that shocked the entire country.