“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.”
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“Mr. Corbyn is truly the proverbial, yeast-based sandwich spread of British politics – like Marmite, you either love him or hate him. But it’s not the personality at the top, it’s the policies revealed in the Labour manifesto that give me real hope.”