This week, CDU leader Friedrich Merz insults both Chancellor Olaf Scholz and the plumbing community after the German government is roundly humiliated by the constitutional court. What is it with Germany and its weird debt brake fetish? Also, Amazon’s subcontractor scam, and what you can and can’t say in a demo in Berlin. Santé!
- For more left-wing Berlin history, check out Nathaniel’s book Revolutionary Berlin, available from Pluto Press for €20.