According to an alarming new survey, Germany is being transformed from a racist society into an Islamophobic one. Instead of directing their hatred towards the “Turks”, Germans are now hateful of “Muslims”. Despite the best efforts of German Muslims, the overwhelming majority of whom are peaceful, more than two-thirds of Germans have a negative attitude towards Islam.
In other news, under pressure from the debt crisis, the Greek government substantially raised taxes on heating oil. With a record number of Greeks out of work, the move has priced fuel out of the reach of many ordinary citizens. The result has been a massive increase in the use of wood for heating homes, creating a smoggy cloud over Athens and putting a dangerous amount of particulate into the air.
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