The question has haunted scholars, socialists and socialist scholars for one and a half centuries. So we also give it a try (or eight).
Can a Petry-led faction distance themselves significantly from the AfD to win over enough CDU voters and politicians? The next 18 months will be a dry run for this possibility, threatening the traditional progressiveness of Leipzig in the process.
When asked why they want independence, many Catalans say they have their own language and culture. Yesterday, Spain disagreed by force.
“I don’t know how to defeat the AfD, but I have the feeling that calling them Nazis is not going to help, as this will further deflect from the real issues at stake.”
“Like everyone today, I’ve been grappling with the election results. Friends overseas asked me for an insider overview and I found myself writing many long emails. So here are some facts I put together as an article.”
On our visit, my friend and I saw the sun set. The glass and mirrors of the Reichstag dome caught and magnified the glow. And as we peered down through the many slices of reflected light, we could see the blue chairs where Germany’s political representatives make their laws.