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Helmut Kohl and the lost promise of reunification

Germany is yet to realise the democratic potential of 1989.

Is there no end to Merkel’s rule?

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

15 May 2017

Populism on the ropes? Don’t be so sure

Macron's win is a small victory for a Euro-establishment in crisis.

The rise and fall of the AfD

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

Blaming Turkey for Germany’s problems

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

27 February 2017

No, Hitler was not democratically elected

On the anniversary of the Reichstag Fire, let’s defend democracy.

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.

13 December 2016

You can’t hide from history

The Austrian government should not destroy Hitler's birthplace.