18 May 2017

Is there no end to Merkel’s rule?

Her party has won another state election, but she’s not invincible.

10 May 2017

The rise and fall of the AfD

German politicians’ complacency fuelled the rise of the right-wing party.

13 March 2017

Blaming Turkey for Germany’s problems

The bans on Turkish politicians reveal the illiberalism of the German state.

27 February 2017

Why Martin Schulz won’t save German politics

This cliquish EU operator is no man of the people.

12 January 2017

Who decides what is fake news?

The German clampdown on ‘misinformation’ is a threat to free speech.

23 November 2016

Merkel as the saviour of liberalism? God help us

Trump-fearing liberals need to get over their Merkel fantasies.

8 September 2016

The crumbling of the German establishment

Germany's technocratic elite is to blame for the rise of the AfD.

1 August 2016

No, Merkel is not to blame for the ‘week of horror’

But her refusal to have an open debate about immigration is a problem.

23 May 2016

Fear and censorship in Germany

The prosecution of the Pegida leader reflects the elite’s contempt for the people.

12 April 2016

Germany’s unfunny attack on the freedom to mock

Don't blame Turkey for Germany's prosecution of a satirist.