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With the Collapse of German Coalition Talks, Will Angela Merkel Survive?
International

With the Collapse of German Coalition Talks, Will Angela Merkel Survive?

After the recent election produced a fractured partisan situation, Chancellor Angela Merkel was widely expected to assemble the so-called Jamaica Coalition, including her own center-right Christian Democratic Union, the environmentalist Greens, and the business-friendly Free Democratic Party. It was the three parties colors – black for CDU, green for the […]

Modern Germany and America Take Different Routes to Rejecting ‘Blood and Soil’ in Politics
Politics Roundup

Modern Germany and America Take Different Routes to Rejecting ‘Blood and Soil’ in Politics

The storylines surrounding the weekend’s violence in Charlottesville continue to captivate, days after the events. We owe that, in part, to the way the event has stoked strange connections between the nebulous world of the alt-right and the mind of Donald Trump. One question that still hasn’t been fully unpacked […]