Germany Ignites Debate on Multiculturalism, Integration

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Memories of the Holocaust made Germany sensitive to ethnic discrimination after the Second World War. But the demand for labor has led to the immigration of two million Turks who are now living in ethnic ghettos. A new book saying immigrants of inferior intelligence are changing the nation has become a best seller, and this week, Chancellor Angela Merkel told a political meeting that "multiculturalism has failed, totally."



  • David Crawford - Berlin Correspondent, Wall Street Journal
  • Christian Hoffman - Director of an international scholarship program for Muslim students
  • Josef Joffe - Die Zeit / Hoover Institution / Freeman Spogli Institute - @DieZeit
  • Matti Bunzl - Professor of Anthropology and History, University of Illinois


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