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The Terrifying Rise Of Greece’s Nazi Party

posted on October 24, 2012

Eliza Griswold writes for The New Republic about the rise of the Golden Dawn political party in Greece. It is “a kind of cross between Hezbollah and the Tea Party,” Griswold writes. “Golden Dawn supporters have assaulted immigrants with brass knuckles, knives and batons.” While Greece suffers economically, the Golden Dawn has found new popularity and is now the fourth most powerful political party in Greek government. Manolis Vosdoganis, a shop-owner in Athens, explains, “I don’t like Golden Dawn’s violence, but I support their policies. They’re interested in our country. We have to support Greek people first.”

Read at The New Republic