Green party

On May 26, Berliners will be voting Germany's MEPs into office for five years. Are you a EU citizen? Voting in Berlin? There's a sea of choices out there (41 parties in total!). Here's an overview of what the top 20 contenders have to offer... Read more

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A RUN DMC t-shirt provides a decent way to describe John's feelings about the Greens' support for deportations. He looks back at his decades-long affair with the party. Read more


The Green party abandoned its principles last week. Again. At the expense of asylum seekers. Again. Read more


Kreuzberg is under a state of siege. For the last week, 1720 police have sealed off the four city blocks surrounding the Ohlauer Straße school... John Riceburg came back from the scene with alarming news. Read more

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Our City West correspondent certainly ain't no hippy. But when it comes to the trees in her neck of the woods, especially those on her beloved Olivaer Platz, she's quite content to see that politics got in the way of their massacre. Read more


The once sneaker-and-woolly-jumper-wearing Greens have probably changed Germany for the better more than any other party. But a single signature in 1981 may be the downfall of the Green's top candidate, Jürgen Trittin. Read more


Green Party member Daniel Cohn-Bendit: paedophile or provocateur? The bestowal of the Theodor-Heuss Award for fostering French-German relations to the bi-national has put the spotlight back on some dodgy comments he made in the 1970s. Read more

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