“Ich bin #87Prozent.”

On Sunday, German party the AfD were predicted to come third in Germany's federal elections. It will be the first time a nationalist party has held seats in Germany's parliament since the Nazis more than a half-century ago.

On Sunday, German party the AfD were predicted to come third in Germany's federal elections. It will be the first time a nationalist party has held seats in Germany's parliament since the Nazis more than a half-century ago.

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The phrase is most commonly associated with the Monday demonstrations, a series of protests between 1989 and 1991 in which the population of East Germany demanded the government listen to voices and bring down the wall.

The term "Volk" was also heavily used by Nazis to push the idea of one nation and race.


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