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Federal Elections 2017: the rundown

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Everything you wanted to know about the German Federal Elections but were afraid to ask. (https://leipglo.com)
Everything you wanted to know about the German Federal Elections but were afraid to ask. (https://leipglo.com)

How does Germany’s political system work? How important are political parties in the election?

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A hopeful letter from a Labour expat

in Opinion/Politics

“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.”

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3 key factors in the French elections Sunday

in Opinion/Politics

From the elections to be held across Europe this year, none are so transcendental – or so uncertain.

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German elections: shadow-boxing in Sachsen

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It's no surprise that Dr. Frauke Petry will head the AfD's list of candidates for the German federal elections later this year, leaving her post as leader of the AfD in Sachsen. It may be of interest to know who is second on the list, and therefore a certainty for the Bundestag: Judge Jens Maier, charged with hate speech allegations. Photo: public domain
It's no surprise that Dr. Frauke Petry will head the AfD's list of candidates for the German federal elections later this year, leaving her post as leader of the AfD in Sachsen. It may be of interest to know who is second on the list, and therefore a certainty for the Bundestag: Judge Jens Maier, charged with hate speech allegations. Photo: public domain

A story is brewing locally with possible national and international consequences.

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Elections in Europe: wrapping up seismic year

in Opinion/Politics
Italy and Austria's elections once more exposed the sharp divisions in Europe. Opinion piece at https://leipglo.com
Italy and Austria's elections last year also exposed the sharp divisions in Europe. (Photo: public domain)

While politicians continue to play political games, Europeans will continue to express their disenchantment with the establishment.

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Andreas Kemper’s take on today’s AfD

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Frauke Petry of the AfD

Kemper explains the agendas of the groups that form the AfD and why it is dangerous to underestimate them.

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