Tag: Alternative for Germany (AfD)

An Atmosphere of Lynchings as Nazis March in East Germany

Scenes from a nightmare: Thousands of Nazis marching through the city of Chemnitz in East Germany, giving Hitler salutes and attacking people who do not look “German” enough. How could this happen? And how can we stop it?

No Party Deserves Our Vote

The parliamentary elections of the state of Berlin take place today. Incumbent Mayor Michael Müller is up for reelection at the head of a coalition between the Social Democratic Party (SPD) and the Christian Democratic Union (CDU).

An Atmosphere of Lynchings as Nazis March in East Germany

Scenes from a nightmare: Thousands of Nazis marching through the city of Chemnitz in East Germany, giving Hitler salutes and attacking people who do not look “German” enough. How could this happen? And how can we stop it?

How Did the Extreme Right Get 13 Percent in the German Elections?

Image: Now the End Begins On Sunday, Germany’s two main parties suffered a terrible defeat. Angela Merkel’s conservative CDU got just 33 percent, while the social democratic SPD sunk to 20.5 percent – the worst results for both parties since 1945. These two parties have held up West Germany’s capitalist regime since its founding, sharing 80 to 90 percent of votes in almost every election. Now, their “Grand Coalition,” which has been governing for four years, got a combined total of just 55 percent. The winner on Sunday was the right-wing Alternative für Deutschland (AfD), entering parliament for the first

No Party Deserves Our Vote

The parliamentary elections of the state of Berlin take place today. Incumbent Mayor Michael Müller is up for reelection at the head of a coalition between the Social Democratic Party (SPD) and the Christian Democratic Union (CDU).