Attacks on politicians: Where does this want for violence out of the blue come from? | EUROtoday

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Politicians are threatened, insulted and bodily attacked. You hear the saying time and again that one thing has “fallen apart”. This matches into the tip occasions temper of as of late. But is it true? Have political violence and violent fantasies reached a brand new stage? As somebody who remembers 1968 and the purple decade that adopted, I'm not so positive.

“A housewife who uses modern kitchen and housecleaning equipment will have no difficulty using a machine gun,” says a 1977 paper by the Communist League of West Germany (KBW). It says: The “propaganda of armed insurrection.” is the one means to “eliminate the capitalist system” earlier than it begins a brand new world struggle.

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