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The Second Life of Friedrich Wilhelm Georg Platow

Refusing to accept that he has become redundant when his job is automated, Platow, a 57-year-old railway crossing guard, embarks on a new life rebelling against the path laid out by society. Pretending to be his son, he enrolls in a training course and starts to live a second youth.

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GDR Magazine 1976/01: Socialist Democracy

Key issues of national policy are decided by the GDR parliament, the People's Chamber. Three examples—steel production in Henningsdorf, budget and construction planning in Staßfurt, and development in the rural village of Queienfeld—show how socialist democracy at work, as members of parliament work together with neighbors...