Tag Archives: Angela Merkel

Germany: Why a Jamaica Coalition Deepens the Division of Society

The Jamaica coalition consists of representatives of the globalization and modernization winners. It pitches urban elites against the less successful.

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Your 12 Point Guide to the German Elections

Here’s what you need to know about Germany’s September 24 elections.

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Germany’s SPD: To Serve or Not to Serve under Merkel?

The election and subsequent choice of coalition matter. But the differences between the various options are modest rather than stark.

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The German Consensus Machine

Don’t look for major policy changes in Germany after the September 24 federal elections.

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German Political Update: Merkel’s Choice

Angela Merkel looks set for a comfortable win in next month’s German elections. But which coalition partner will she choose?

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Angela Merkel: Ever-Lasting Woman Leader?

Among countries with populations of at least 100,000 people, which woman holds the record for the longest uninterrupted tenure as the elected head of government?

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Trump’s New World Order

Life in the age of Trump.

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Merkel and Macron: The New “2 M’s” Power Couple

With a new French President at her side, Merkel feels invigorated again. She even feels a sense of destiny regarding Europe.

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Trump to Germany: Pay Up!

The U.S. President reflects on why Germans must be made to pay for all the wrongs they inflicted on the United States.

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Why Angela Merkel Should Be Grateful to Donald Trump

With Merkel lacking both an agenda and a vision, the US push to deal with Germany’s eternal export surplus is a welcome impetus for long overdue domestic reforms.

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