National Sections of the L5I:

Germany

Germany: The extreme right is growing – how about the resistance?

Ten thousand demonstrators mobilised in the north German city of Hanover on December 2 against the conference of the far right party, the Alternative for Germany, AfD, which won 12.6 per cent in the S Read more...

Political Crisis in Berlin

Failed! For the time being, at least, there will be no “Jamaica Coalition” of the Christian Democrats/Christian Social Union (Black) the Free Democrats (Yellow) and the Greens in Germany. Read more...

Germany: Grand Coalition voted out

Despite Angela Merkel’s re-election for a fourth successive term, there can be no doubt that a political earthquake has shaken Germany. Read more...

German election: Another Merkel government in prospect

Even before Germany's general election on September 24, the outcome already looks certain; the conservative party, Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats, CDU, and its Bavarian sister party, CSU, will ag Read more...

Germany: Prohibitions against Erdogan?

The Turkish president Erdogan's verbal attacks on EU politicians are getting more and more bizarre, says the CDU vice-president Klöckner. Read more...

A new contender : The rise of the Alternative für Deutschland

Until quite recently, Germany seemed a bit different from the rest of Europe. Read more...

The Rise of the AfD and the political crisis in Germany

Until quite recently, German imperialism seemed a bit different from the rest of Europe. Read more...

Cologne attacks spark racist backlash

ON New Year's Eve, in Cologne, hundreds of women were intimidated and threatened. At least two rapes were reported. Read more...