Dica (809)

«It was a horrible evening for Karl Marx. Resting on his pedestal in the eastern German city of Chemnitz, he had to witness one of the biggest crowds shouting fascist chants in post-war Germany. The square where the sculpted giant head of the philosopher rests in what was Karl-Marx-Stadt from 1953 until 1990 had suddenly become the setting for an angry riot full of Nazi-symbolism whose images spread around the world. What has been going on in this old city with its rich industrial heritage?»