Elections

Saxony Elects: encouraging startup spirit and diversity

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A review of the Saxon election candidates' debate earlier this week at Basislager Coworking, focusing on entrepreneurship and inclusion of foreigners.

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Leipzig elections: Die Linke and Grüne win; AfD grows

In Leipzig, Die Linke won in percentage of votes for city council, and Die Grünen for the European Parliament. Still, the far-right AfD had the most impressive gains, now having more city council seats than the SPD, besides a lawmaker in Brussels.

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It’s time to take the right wing seriously

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"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."

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The day after: German election results in summary

"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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Federal Elections 2017: party roll call

In total, no fewer than 42 parties are running for the Bundestag. How many of them have you heard of?

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Jamaica, the alternative German coalition

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Why Daniel would go for "Jamaica" rather than "big," and what it all means.

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