Protesters against alliance with the AfD

Protesters against alliance with the AfD

On posters, thousands of demonstrators in Erfurt are demanding “democratic tuition” for the CDU and FDP. They oppose the election of the FDP politician Thomas Kemmerich as Thuringian Prime Minister with the votes of the AfD. The election of the FDP politician Thomas Kemmerich with the AfD’s votes as Thuringian Prime Minister last week drives many … Read more…

CDU brings compromise candidate into play for Thuringia

CDU brings compromise candidate into play for Thuringia

What happens after the scandal in Erfurt? As a way out of the political crisis, the CDU leadership is now proposing that the Greens or SPD should name a candidate for the office of prime minister. The CDU federal chairwoman Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer has asked Social Democrats and Greens in Thuringia to name a candidate for the … Read more…

Trend in the EU: is Thuringia everywhere?

Trend in the EU

In many European countries, right-wing populists like to pretend to be civilians. The right-wing populist AfD also uses this term – and sees itself confirmed by the events in Thuringia. Bernd Riegert analyzes. The MEP and head of the right-wing populist AfD, Jörg Meuthen, was pleased about the surprising election result in Thuringia yesterday. For the first time … Read more…

Comment: A shame for Germany

A shame for Germany

For the first time, the AfD’s votes are decisive for the election of a prime minister. A taboo break that shows how deep the cracks in the dams are against the advance of the right, says Ines Pohl. A week ago, on January 29, 2020, the German Bundestag commemorated the victims of the Holocaust in a … Read more…