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ONE MORE TIME
The Merkel Mystique
Germany’s chancellor seems unassailable. How does she do it?
The Great Disconnect
It’s been called the most boring election ever. That might be because the parties are avoiding the very issues closest to voters’ hearts.
On the Data Trail
The CDU and the SPD have returned to door-to-door canvassing, with a technological twist.
The populist AfD once polled in the double digits. The party’s support has waned, but not enough to stop it from entering the Bundestag.
The chancellor has spent a quarter of a century fending off party rivals. Is there anyone left to succeed her?
By MATTHIAS GEIS
WHAT GERMANY NEEDS TO DO NEXT …
CLAIRE DEMESMAY AND JANA PUGLIERIN
… On France and the EU
… On Three Top Priorities
NIKOLAUS VON TWICKEL
… On Ukraine
… On Digitalization
… On Brexit
GERMANY’S ECONOMIC FUTURE
“The Bottom Forty Percent Have Not Benefited”
Germany is Europe’s leading economic powerhouse, but it has some homework to do after the election.
WORDS DON’T COME EASY
GroKo, Jamaika, & Co.
All the political colors, synonyms, and acronyms you need to know when it comes to forming a new German government.
Read more in the Berlin Policy Journal App – September/October 2017 issue out now.