Tags: angela-merkel

Proportional Representation: a problem for Germany

A majority government with a main opposition party seems to have become outmoded. Also ‘Reality TV’ style popularist politics, with its resulting

Read More...

2017 election campaign in Germany

The Christian Democrats are promoting the slogan “A Germany we love to live in and enjoy". "We" can be translated as "nothing

Read More...

German politics in the refugee crisis

To the contrary: When she addressed the assembled delegates of her Christian Democratic Party (CDU) only days before Christmas, she delivered an

Read More...

Europe’s Regions

A separatist party is gaining ground in Belgium and Scotland has a nationalist government. While the EU concentrates power in Brussels, regional centers are emerging as well. The message: regional ide

Read More...

Twitter, Facebook and Co.

Facebook has been valued at 60 billion dollars by Goldman Sachs. Tweetdeck was acquired by Twitter for 40 million. Silicon Valley companies pay millions to hire new software engineers. Is this what th

Read More...

Mobile Sliding Menu