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More Neo-Nazis: Blame it on the Ladies

"She Goes West, He Goes Right: Lack of Women in Eastern Germany Feeds Neo-Nazis," writes Spiegel:
But according to a new study released by the Berlin Institute for Population and Development, there is another problem that accompanies the migration. Since 1991, more than two-thirds of all those who have left Eastern Germany have been women. The result is that in many towns in the region, there are simply not enough to go around -- some places are missing up to 25 percent of their young women. Even worse, the young men who stay behind are often poorly educated, unemployed and frustrated -- perfect fodder for neo-Nazi groups looking for members.
"In general," the study finds, "right-wing radical parties receive more votes in those areas where the most young women have left."
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Bill on :

I saw that piece yesterday at Spiegel International. What is really interesting is when you are confronted with a neo-Nazi female, a group that I have observed here on the westside of Germany is increasing rapidly and are equally dangerous. The women haven't left the East, they are the advance force moving West (NPD shock troops). Nazis tend to steer clear of me on the streets in my neighborhood and elsewhere in Germany. Perhaps the word has gotten out that '...that crazy old Negar will kill you if you mess with him!' It's the eyes you see, the windows to my soul. Darkness. Did you get my notice on the G8 Summit at Heiligendamm effort? We're just getting warmed up on this side of the Elbe. Trying to translate all of this great German press coverage on the G8 Afrika Agenda. Things are looking a little "hot" over in Rostock. Hope there isn't a blowback from this anti-G8 violence to Berlin. All the troops are up in Mac-Pomme. Bush will have to land Air Force One at Rostock with a couple of Blackhawks for cover at this rate.

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