Alternative for Germany

German Politics: From Boring and Stable to Unpredictable and Volatile

Angela Merkel is in trouble because traditional conservative voters backed the Alternative for Germany opposition party, which collected almost 13 percent. The AfD ran against mass immigration and reflected the cultural alienation of many voters.

Germany Lurches Left: Politicians Sacrifice German Liberty and Germany’s Future

Europe’s largest economy “is running out of puff” with slow labor productivity, falling investment, and minimal reforms since the start of the Euro crisis in large measure because, “Merkel and company parceled out other people’s money with a friendly smile.”