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Transatlantic Left Voices

Video: Germany After Merkel

Germans will vote in federal elections on Sunday, September 26 elections. Current polling shows no clear front runner, and there is talk of many possible governing coalitions. But one thing is certain, after more than 15 years in office, Angela Merkel will no longer be Chancellor. But what is at stake for Germans in this election? And what are the prospects for the Left going into the September vote? Watch this conversation between Die Linke MP Stefan Liebich and RLS-NYC Director Andreas Günther about these questions and more.

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Transatlantic Left Voices

After Eight Years of Merkel: The Political Climate in Germany Before the Election

German federal elections will be held on September 22, and the center-right Christian Democratic Union (CDU), led by Chancellor Angela Merkel, looks primed for yet another victory. The CDU, in coalition with the die-hard neoliberal Free Democratic Party, has run a short campaign largely free of major substantive issues. They are instead relying on a […]

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