by Martin Eiermann
In the wake of the violent White Supremacist protests in Charlottesville, there has been much chatter about how Germany supposedly deals with Nazis, or how one should deal with Nazis. Here are a few thoughts.
First, in Germany we address history in a fairly unequivocal way. We have tried for a break with the past to a degree that has never happened in the US. You cannot go through high school without spending multiple semesters on the 3rd Reich.