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Germany’s Plan to Create Refugee Detention Centers ‘Is a Disaster’

July 5, 2018

In order to save her coalition government, Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel decided to introduce refugee centers along the southern border. However, the move could put an end to one of the European Union’s pillars: freedom of movement. Former Die Linke parliamentarian Annette Groth analyzes the situation

Merkel’s Grand Coalition Could Strengthen Germany’s Far Right

February 13, 2018

Germany’s Social Democratic Party and the Christian Democratic Union reached an agreement to renew their coalition-but the agreement comes at a steep cost for both parties, as the far-right AfD party continues to grow in popularity

After Collapse of Coalition Talks, What’s Next for Germany?

November 23, 2017

“The problem is that many people in Germany are really sick of all the old parties; they don’t believe any of them, they’re unhappy and dissatisfied,” says author and journalist Victor Grossman

German Green Party Abandons Key Demands to Join Conservative Coalition

November 10, 2017

Initial coalition negotiations in Germany between the Christian Democrats, the economic liberals (FDP), and the Green Party indicate that the Green Party has decided to abandon specific target dates for the phasing out of combustion engines and coal mining