Photo Gallery: Rage Against the Machine 03/21/2016
 For years, Germany appeared to be immune from the European phenomenon of...
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For years, Germany appeared to be immune from the European phenomenon of right-wing populism, but this belief died on March 13 with the success of the Alternative for Germany party in three state elections. More and more people in Germany are frustrated with leaders "at the top" and are keen to stand up to them. Much of the anger is directed at a single person: Angela Merkel. Here, protestors hold up a banner opposing the chancellor in the eastern city of Erfurt.