East German Socialist Condones Far-Left Violence Against "Right-Wing Extremists"
I believe we need a political education offensive in democracy training. We need continuous support of all democratic initiatives and activities that work against the far right achieving dominance in our small and medium-sized towns. The current federal government has made many mistakes in this regard, but always only offering financing for projects and only for a limited time. When I then think of the mistrust apparent in the extremism clause, then you know, that actually we need a continuous offensive in political education, democracy education, support of all democratic activities. And they should not cast suspicion on the far-left only because they defend against right-wing extremism in a combative, even a certain quite "militant" way. (continue reading...)