In Dresden, PEGIDA meets opposition
Date Written: 07/01/2015
Year Published: 2015
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX21331
PEGIDA's quick growth derives largely from the many fears, especially in eastern Germany, about the scarcity of decent, steady jobs, about constant rent hikes and dwindling hopes about having enough to live on when they retire. Echoing past fascists, today's "pied pipers" try to deflect such fears and resentment against refugees.