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Merkel says German multicultural society has failed

Maybe in a couple years we can see the same trend emerging here..............

BBC News - Merkel says German multicultural society has failed

The German Chancellor, Angela Merkel: "lmmigrants should learn to speak German"

Attempts to build a multicultural society in Germany have "utterly failed", Chancellor Angela Merkel says.

She said the so-called "multikulti" concept - where people would "live side-by-side" happily - did not work, and immigrants needed to do more to integrate - including learning German.

The comments come amid rising anti-immigration feeling in Germany.

A recent survey suggested more than 30% of people believed the country was "overrun by foreigners".

^^^I've been feeling this way since 1492

The study - by the Friedrich Ebert Foundation think-tank - also showed that roughly the same number thought that some 16 million of Germany's immigrants or people with foreign origins had come to the country for its social benefits.

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^^^I've been feeling this way since 1492
How old are you???

Seriously though, I thought for a long time that if you live here, speak and learn the language. Maybe I'm a bit hardnose, but I have a hard time seeing states and the government print lots of documents in other languages.

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