National Sections of the L5I:

Germany

Germany: Grand Coalition voted out

Despite Angela Merkel’s re-election for a fourth successive term, there can be no doubt that a political earthquake has shaken Germany. Read more...

German election: Another Merkel government in prospect

Even before Germany's general election on September 24, the outcome already looks certain; the conservative party, Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats, CDU, and its Bavarian sister party, CSU, will ag Read more...

Germany: Prohibitions against Erdogan?

The Turkish president Erdogan's verbal attacks on EU politicians are getting more and more bizarre, says the CDU vice-president Klöckner. Read more...

A new contender : The rise of the Alternative für Deutschland

Until quite recently, Germany seemed a bit different from the rest of Europe. Read more...

The Rise of the AfD and the political crisis in Germany

Until quite recently, German imperialism seemed a bit different from the rest of Europe. Read more...

Cologne attacks spark racist backlash

ON New Year's Eve, in Cologne, hundreds of women were intimidated and threatened. At least two rapes were reported. Read more...

The G-7 summit: No anti-capitalism without anti-imperialism!

When Angela Merkel chose the venue for this year's G-7 summit, she had in mind the symbolism of the place. Read more...

Blockupy: A mobilisation success and media propaganda

On 18 March, at least 20,000 people took part in blockades and demonstrations to mark the ceremonial opening of the new European Central Bank (ECB) in Frankfurt. Read more...