How Germany Is Still Divided By East and West

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It’s been 25 years since East and West Germany reunified, but differences still remain between the two halves. How is Germany still divided?

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The Berlin Wall fell 25 years ago, but Germany is still divided
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2014/10/31/the-berlin-wall-fell-25-years-ago-but-germany-is-still-divided/
“It can be hard for visitors to Berlin to imagine where the Berlin Wall once separated Germany’s communist East from the U.S.-friendly West.”

Differences persist between eastern and western Germany
http://america.aljazeera.com/opinions/2014/11/germany-berlin-wallfallunificationeconomics.html
“When the Berlin Wall fell on Nov. 9, 1989, the expectations of 16 million East Germans were sky high.”

One people?: Study looks at Germany, 25 years after the Wall fell
http://www.dw.com/en/one-people-study-looks-at-germany-25-years-after-the-wall-fell/a-18268017
“Disaffection with the political system appears greater in the former East German states than their western counterparts.”

Poor Germany: Why the east will never catch up to the west
http://fortune.com/2014/11/09/germany-east-west-economy/
“When regional economic disparities take hold, they tend to stick.”

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