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Transatlantic Left Voices

There Will Be Change — But How Much and Where Will It Take Us?

Germany’s new “traffic light coalition” promises a little bit of progress on crucial issues, but not much else Translation by Loren Balhorn The results of the recent German federal election have shifted the country’s political landscape. On November 24, 2021, the Social Democrats (SPD), Greens, and the Free Democrats (FDP) presented their coalition agreement. There […]

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Transatlantic Left Voices

The 2021 German Elections in Brief

A reshuffling of the political centre and a disaster for the Left Translation by Loren Balhorn The election to the 20th session of the German parliament, the Bundestag, marked the end of 16 years of Angela Merkel’s chancellorship. Together with her administration, an upheaval in the party system has come to a temporary end: after […]

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