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Tag Archives: Angela Merkel
Mar 12 2013
Despite riding high in the polls, a coalition with the CDU/CSU may be the only route for the German Greens to enter government in the 2013 Elections.
Federal elections are due to be held in Germany on 22nd September this year. As part of EUROPP’s series profiling the main parties in the election, Wolfgang Rüdig assesses the prospects of the German Greens. Although the party’s standing in … Continue reading
Posted by: March 12, 2013
Dec 24 2012
The next German federal elections are due to be held in Autumn 2013. Michael Miebach writes that the opposition SPD are likely to find it difficult to counter Angela Merkel’s popularity with the German electorate. Nevertheless, they may be able … Continue reading
Posted by: December 24, 2012
Dec 20 2012
Bart Cammaerts writes that if the EU is to survive in the years to come it must start making a genuine difference for its citizens and become not only a champion for free markets and peace, but also for solidarity, … Continue reading
Posted by: December 20, 2012
Nov 26 2012
If his party unites behind him, social democrat Peer Steinbrück will push Angela Merkel right to the wire in the 2013 German federal election.
The German Social Democratic Party (SPD) have named Peer Steinbrück as their candidate for Chancellor in the 2013 federal elections. Michael Miebach assesses Steinbrück’s chance of success, arguing that if the SPD unites behind him he should be able to … Continue reading
Posted by: November 26, 2012
Oct 15 2012
Greece’s response to austerity has been to say “no to the Fourth Reich” but yes to the neo-Nazism of the Golden Dawn.
Last week’s visit by German Chancellor Angela Merkel to Greece was marked by protests strongly rejecting Germany and the EU’s perceived role in Greece’s economic crisis. At the same time, support for the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn is on the rise … Continue reading
Posted by: October 15, 2012