Record numbers of young voters backed AfD in Thuringia state election

By |oktober 28th, 2019|Alternative für Deutschland (AfD), Bündnis 90/ Die Grünen, CDU, CDU/CSU, Die Linke, FDP, Germany, News, SPD, State elections, The Greens, Thuringia, young voters|

The state elections in Thuringia on Sunday (27 October) demonstrated how strong the AfD was among young people under 30, who voted in record numbers for the far-right party. Die Linke (the Left) came in second, while the Greens lagged far behind. EURAC...

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Far-right AfD falls short of first place in both German state elections

By |september 1st, 2019|Alternative for Germany, Brandenburg, CDU, Die Linke, Eastern Germany, Germany, News, Saxony, Social Democrats SPD, State elections|

Right-wing Alternative for Germany (AfD) achieved historical gains in state elections in Saxony and Brandenburg but Chancellor Merkel’s CDU and its coalition partner SPD remain strongest political parties allowing current grand coalition to hold on until 2021.

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German Left Party’s Gysi: EU shouldn’t be understood as necessary evil

By |februar 25th, 2019|2019 European elections, Die Linke, German Left Party, Martin Schirdewan, News, Özlem Demirel, party conference|

The German Left Party has adopted its programme and named Martin Schirdewan, a 43-year old MEP, and Özlem Demirel as its top candidates for the European elections. EURACTIV Germany’s media partner Der Tagesspiegel reports.

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German Left Party’s Gysi: EU shouldn’t be understood as necessary evil

By |februar 25th, 2019|2019 European elections, Die Linke, German Left Party, Martin Schirdewan, News, Özlem Demirel, party conference|

The German Left Party has adopted its programme and named Martin Schirdewan, a 43-year old MEP, and Özlem Demirel as its top candidates for the European elections. EURACTIV Germany’s media partner Der Tagesspiegel reports.

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Aufstehen: ‘We don’t want a German Europe, we want a European Germany’

By |september 17th, 2018|Aufstehen, Die Linke, Germany, leftist movement, News, party politics|

Two weeks passed since the German leftist movement “Aufstehen” was officially formed – and according to their own account, it already has more than 140,000 supporters. EURACTIV Germany spoke to Fabio De Masi, deputy chairman of Die Linke in the German Bundestag about the European ambitions of the movement.

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German far-left politician launches ‘Stand up’ movement

By |september 4th, 2018|AfD, Die Linke, german elections, News, Oskar Lafontaine, Russia, Sahra Wagenknecht|

A German far-left politician will launch today (4 September) a cross-party movement called "Stand up" (Aufstehen.de), modelled on the populist campaigns of US Senator Bernie Sanders and Britain's Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.

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Trans-Europe Express: Germany is really two countries

By |september 29th, 2017|Abortion, AfD, Alternative für Deutschland, Catalonia, Catalonia referendum, Die Linke, fascism, gazprom, GDR, German elections 2017, German reunification, Germany, homosexuality, Hungary, Ireland, Islam, migrants, neoliberalism, News, Poland, populism, Refugees, Russia, Slovakia, Socialist Unity Party, Spain, Trans-Europe Express, women's rights|

Maybe revenge is best served cold. With 12.5% of the national vote, a largely East German constituency had put the first extreme right party into the Bundestag since 1945.

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German elections: The race for third place

By |september 23rd, 2017|AfD, Angela Merkel, CDU/CSU, Die Linke, German elections 2017, News, SPD|

Voters head to the polls on Sunday (24 September) for a race where the winner is almost pre-ordained. This may drive a protest vote that could see the far-right AfD become the official opposition.

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Germany’s Free Democrats may stall EU reform hopes

By |september 18th, 2017|AfD, Christian Lindner, Die Linke, EU sanctions, FDP, Gerhard Schröder, News, Rosneft, Russia, Ukraine|

A week before German elections, the storied Free Democratic Party looks set to recover from a historic 2013 defeat and return to parliament - where it could make Berlin a much more awkward partner for its European neighbours.

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