Dealing in alternate realities is a tricky business. As is often noted, predictions are hard, especially about the future.
Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer is widely seen as being close to Merkel. She seems to benefit from a little “Merkel nostalgia.”
How is the race to succeed Angela Merkel at the helm of the CDU, Germany’s largest party, shaping up?
Denying the root causes for the increased frustration of the public with existing policies is not going to regain trust. “Populism” will continue to gain support.
The entire increase in the share of people running the risk of poverty since 2005 is due to the bigger share of immigrants in the German society.
What are the mission-critical requirements for future digital business in Germany and Europe that need to be mastered?
Implications of radical technological change for a European path to digital transformation.
Establishing a European Unemployment Reinsurance Fund carries the risk that it might be used to circumvent unpopular national-level decisions on structural reforms.
The centre-right CSU and the centre-left SPD lost the state election in Bavaria. This spells some trouble for Angela Merkel’s CDU/CSU-SPD coalition in Berlin.