The political landscapes of Brexit Britain and Weimar Germany are scarily similar | Martin Kettle

A new exhibition in Berlin highlights how quickly a loss of respect for democracy can end in catastrophe

Enter the disturbing special exhibition that has recently opened in Berlin’s German Historical Museum and you are immediately confronted with a series of bleak statements: “Liberal democracy cannot be taken for granted any longer … Authoritarian parties are even gaining strength in countries with a long democratic tradition … The public’s trust in liberal democracy seems to be waning in Germany as well.”

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Source: The Guardian
The political landscapes of Brexit Britain and Weimar Germany are scarily similar | Martin Kettle