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Not everyone can be in opposition. Someone has to actually run the place. more

Nov 27, 2017 11:00 AM Opinion

While the charismatic likes of Jeremy and Bernie have led left-wing surges in Britain and the US, the German left still hasn’t been able to come up with an alternative to Merkel. Ben Knight talked to members of Die Linke and the SPD to find out why. more

Sep 20, 2017 11:00 AM Politics

Over 200,000 placards line Berlin’s streets this election season, put up by eager volunteers or the candidates themselves. As the starting whistle blew on the campaign back in August, we joined party members for the postering ritual. more

Sep 18, 2017 11:00 AM Interviews & Portraits

The September 3 debate between Angela Merkel and the SPD's Martin Schulz sealed it: it's more clear than ever that we're gearing up for another four years of "Mutti". What does it mean for Berlin? Read more in our election special, on stands now... more

Sep 4, 2017 1:00 PM Politics

The North Rhine-Westphalia result is sad, but then again it's the SPD's own fault. more

May 16, 2017 12:15 PM Opinion

Berlin has a new "masterplan" for integrating refugees. It costs €238,000 and the one person it integrated really well was an old party colleague of Mayor Michael Müller. more

Mar 21, 2016 12:00 PM Opinion

The case of Sebastian Edathy shows what happens when politicians think they're being nice. more

Dec 19, 2014 11:00 AM Opinion

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