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Which party will get my vote on Sept. 24 – and why (part 2)

In a lengthy blogpost a few weeks ago (see here, German version here), I …

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The greatest achievement of German soldiers during World War Two? Not winning it

Alexander Gauland, lead candidate of the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD), recently said that …

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Which party will get my vote on Sept. 24 – and why (part 1)

Publishing this post may be a terrible mistake. The idea is to eventually tell …

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German job miracle becomes ever harder to sustain

The country’s long-lasting labour market revolution is half-kaput. New jobs are still appearing at …

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German court’s “No, but” may undermine ECB’s OMT

The constitutional court strongly implied that the central bank’s bond-buying programme is outside its …

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German investment drought imperils growth prospect

Angela Merkel has vowed to end Germany’s long-standing freeze on public and private investment. …

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Merkel a collateral victim of U.S. spying scandal

Widespread U.S. spying on German Internet and mobile-phone users is angering voters. Angela Merkel …

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Axel Springer gets top euros for dead trees

It’s easy to see why Germany’s largest publisher wanted to sell a third of …

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Football cleanup won’t hit goal with fans offside

Yet another scandal is shaking up European football. Italian authorities are investigating 41 clubs …

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