Die Linke: Now What?
Three Suggestions for a Left Strategy Discussion Society is being transformed. The party system is in a state of upheaval. Parties continually find themselves in troubled waters, and Die Linke (The Left Party) is no exception. Keep reading »
Talking About Power
The Social Democrats have collapsed. Die Linke is divided. Will the German left ever be able to contend for power? An interview with Ingar Solty. Keep reading »
German Federal Elections:Chauvinistic Identity Policies Outperform Left Economic Alternatives
Conservatives: Overestimating their Popularity “For a Germany in which we live well and happily.” Maybe it was just this less than catchy campaign slogan that cost Angela Merkel’s conservative CDU so … Keep reading »
What Die Linke Should Do
The March 13 regional election results were a bitter setback for Die Linke and everyone fighting for social justice and democracy in Germany. The results of the parliamentary elections in … Keep reading »
The German Election, 2013
Interview with Katja Kipping, co-chair of Die Linke Stefan Huth (SH): The national election is in full swing – how has it been going for Die Linke so far? Which issues … Keep reading »
Germany’s One-Party System
On September 22, 2013, Germany will hold general elections. These elections will be observed with special attention given what it will mean for the austerity policies of the Merkel government … Keep reading »
The Euro Crisis and the European Fiscal Pact
The following Bullet is from an important speech by Sahra Wagenknecht [translated by Samuel Putinja], newly elected co-vice president and important theoretician of the German radical party Die Linke, during … Keep reading »
Notes on Recent Developments in the European Radical Left
The recent elections in Germany and Portugal have confirmed the emergence of a new radical Left in a number of countries across Europe. In Germany, Die Linke won 11.9 per … Keep reading »
Was the German Election a Turning Point?
Toronto, November 13, 2009 – Facilitator: Leo Panitch. Featuring presentations by: Frederick Peters – Political Science, York, Ingar Solty – Political Science, York, Jan Fichter – Frankfurt University, Roger Keil … Watch video »
A New European Socialist Movement?
The emergence of the Left Party (Linkspartei) in Germany is the most significant development of a new political party to the left of social democracy in decades in Europe. The … Watch video »