gdr ; collapse ; gorby refuse to support ; pressure for reform

late '80s reform becoming more organised and roots can be seen in which decade?
'60s with like all whispers of western counter-culture and prague spring stuff
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'80s opposition being taken up by?
GDR genreation (25-40y/os)
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diverse range of issues that loosely combined to form?
distinct alternative political culture
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tended to have what kind of impact?
cultural
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and favoured what over national political reform?
grass-roots participation
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what were the main issues that led to formation of small autonomous groups with small yet motivated membership?
ecological problems / peace / women / gay right etc
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around how many ecological groups?
80-90
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often based in larger cities like leipzig wy?
environmental problems rife
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one such group based in basement of berlin apartment set up what?
environmental library?
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in?
'86
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what was its self printed journal called?
umweltblatter
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with circulation of aroud how many a month?
2000
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what did stasi do?
raid premises / arrest several lead members / raid premises
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not unique occurrence and risk arrest helped do what?
keeo impact of these groups minor
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in jan '88 how many activists arrested and sent to FRG?
100
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why?
disrupted SED rally comemoration Spartacist Communist Uprisin '19
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what was one issue that failed to gain favour with the young?
german reunification
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two reasons for this?
GDR gen had little experience of it / seemed too urealistic
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what was the more widespread abstract desire that became centre of counterculture?
peace
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what in '80s helped fuel these campaigns?
introduction military training / cold war tensions
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in what year did groups also expand message?
'85 along with gorby and ussr reforms
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what was the small yet influential peace movement?
IMF
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targeted by stasi as creating links with non-communists but gained some protection from?
protestant church
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