A development in Berlin threatens the wall that once divided a continent

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March 12, 2013
Cato Institute
by Doug Bandow  
Posted in Commentary

"As befits the capital of Europe’s most prosperous nation, Berlin continues to grow. A new luxury condominium complex is planned along the Spree River. Alas, construction requires knocking down part of the original Berlin Wall. The development would remove only a small section of the 1400 yards remaining, but emotions run high. Protestors have gathered and one demonstrator complained: 'This is history, and it belongs to us Germans. The whole world knows this.' At least it should." (03/11/13)


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