US President Donald Trump's proponents fear immigration as a dangerous “invasion” that will bring in its wake a “Great Replacement” of the now dominant ethnocultural group in Europe, white Europeans — an idea embraced by the New Right.
America's election results were announced on the same day Germany marks the fall of the Berlin Wall. But unlike some of Donald Trump's US critics, Germans are very careful to avoid drawing parallels between the president-elect and their past.
The World is a public radio program that crosses borders and time zones to bring home the stories that matter.
The story you just read is freely available and accessible to everyone because readers like you support The World financially.
Thank you all for helping us reach our goal of 1,000 donors. We couldn’t have done it without your support. Your donation directly supported the critical reporting you rely on, the consistent reporting you believe in, and the deep reporting you want to ensure survives.