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I grew up in Germany and have taught about Germany and Europe in the United States for the past 15 years, so I have seen Green Party politicians at work in both countries. In my view, there are two reasons why the U.S. Green Party remains so marginal.

There are parallels between the rise of Adolf Hitler and the rise of Donald Trump. Don't think what happened in Germany couldn't happen here.
Germany'S president Joachim Gauck has hinted he could see a Muslim politician replacing him.
In the most recent document dump from Wikileaks, a document has emerged suggesting that German Chancellor Anglea Merkel and her husband may have held offshore accounts in Guernsey for the purpose of paying off politicians. The document, date ...
After the attacks of September 11, 2001, German politicians wanted a law that protected Germany from similar events where terrorists used commercial airplanes as weapons.

This is reported by Norbert Roettgen, a politician of the Christian Democratic Union of Germany, which is led by the country's Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Mr Beck said people should not fear neighbourhoods where the vast majority of inhabitants do not speak the native language. The 55-year-old, the Green Party's spokesman on migration issues, has been blasted by other German politicians for "undermining ...
Kauder's threat follows a similar statement by Justice Minister Heiko Maas last week, who said that out of the cases reported to twitter in Germany, only one percent were erased. For facebook, the number of erased comments was about 46 percent.
Politicians respond with shock and dismay after Albakr's Leipzig jail death. Germany's interior ministry has demanded a "fast and comprehensive explanation" for how Jaber Albakr was able to commit suicide under surveillance.
When people talk about Brexit in Britain, one politician holds an almost mystical sway: the German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
German politicians called on Wednesday for the "hero refugees" who captured a fellow Syrian migrant suspected of planning a bomb attack on a Berlin airport to be honored with a prestigious award, describing them as a model of integration.
But only one politician was chief aide to Washington, founded a political party, became our first secretary of the Treasury, and more than 200 years later has us grooving to his rap-inflected story: Alexander Hamilton!
"We couldn't allow that he does anything to Germans." While a friend guarded the ... Other German politicians are more critical, saying Germany has once again avoided a major terrorist attack by another stroke of luck. Federal interior minister Thomas ...
Iranians have called for their vice president to stand down after it was wrongly claimed she had shaken hands with a male politician.

Germany is taking its push to stop the sale of all internal-combustion engined cars by 2030 a big step further: The country is now trying to convince the European Union to join it in putting an end to the sale of ICE cars continent-wide by that year ...
the Berlin branch of the German police Trade Union (DPolG) asked its followers, and offered four of Germany's prominent politicians as test bunny options for the electroshock weapon. The public uproar was swift, and the union duly deleted the tweet ...
A switch to sales of only zero-emission cars puts thousands of German auto industry jobs at risk since the powertrain of an electric car requires only a tenth of the staff to be assembled when compared with a combustion-engined equivalent, which needs ...
It is Lebanon and not Germany that really faces a refugee crisis as it has only 4.5 million people and now hosts about 1.5 million Syrian refugees that account for more than one third of its native population.
The current policy of "saber rattling" should not continue, Erwin Sellering, the prime minister of the German state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, told Germany's weekly Welt am Sonntag newspaper, as he called for lifting anti-Russian sanctions ...
Taking a stand against the idea that migrants make societies more diverse, leader of German anti-immigrant and Eurosceptic Alternative for Germany (AfD) party Frauke Petry said: "What should we make of the campaign 'Germany is Colorful'? A compost ...
The applause for Merkel's comments put a further question mark over the argument of British pro-Brexit politicians that German businesses will inevitably pressure their government to preserve their trade links with the UK and resist tariffs. Markus ...
Attackers have trashed the Leipzig office of a politician from German Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democratic coalition who recently found herself in hot water over anti-migrant remarks.
According to the German politician, the threat to force Deutsche Bank to pay a $14 billion fine over its mortgage-backed securities business before the 2008 global crisis "has the characteristics of an economic war.
A bad week for Donald Trump ended with even traditionally conservative US newspapers coming out against the Republican. German government experts have ...
Germany has suffered a wave of violent attacks targeting refugee shelters and politicians who support asylum-seekers over the past 12 months.
The situation in Syria is extremely complex and multi-faceted and for this reason nobody will be able to settle the conflict on one's own, German parliament member from the Social-Democratic party, commissioner for defense and security affairs Rainer ...
"Obviously, the German government is going to support their banks if they get in trouble, despite what rules they put in place," he said.
"If I were a German politician I would be worried that, without Britain, Germany has the potential to become the greatest ATM in global history," Liam Fox, who served as a pro-Brexit campaigner during the referendum, told the Spectator magazine.
Florian Hahn of the CSU said: "The measures the ECB has taken are good for the eurozone as a whole, but not for Germany. And that's what we as politicians have to explain to our voters." The president has been accused of giving away German savings and ...
He added: "If I were a German politician, I would be worried that, without Britain, Germany has the potential to become the greatest ATM in history.
Germany will not grant any more state aid for ailing banks, a senior parliamentarian in Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative bloc said on Thursday, a day after the government denied it was working on a rescue plan for Deutsche Bank, its biggest lender.
A young woman politician who attacked sexism in Germany's governing Christian Democrat (CDU) party has won praise from many fellow politicians but some have also questioned her motives. In an open letter Jenna Behrends, a newly elected CDU ...
The German government has released statistics that reveal the extent of politically motivated attacks on public servants, mainly by right-wing extremists.
Berlin CDU politician Jenna Behrends has launched a new debate about sexism after her complaints about chauvinistic behavior within her party.
"Germany remains one of our most important trading partners. Unfortunately trade between our two countries is falling at the moment, but we are taking certain measures and in any case, we are now making efforts from both sides.
The comments by the prominent left wing politician come as the right-wing Eurosceptic Alternative for Germany Party (AfD) enjoys the highest level of public support in its history.
The new law aims to tighten regulation of prostitution in Germany, which has been legal since 2002 but marred by continuing human trafficking, abuse and stigmitisation.
A politician who just days ago left German Chancellor Angela Merkel's CDU party over her refugee policies told RT that she was acting counter to people's interests and had lost contact with the real world.
A German politician who killed himself on the weekend his Pirate Party was voted out of Berlin's state parliament left a note confessing to the murder of a younger man, the public prosecutor has said.
Nerstheimer's posts also included comments under photos glorifying the Nazi reign in Germany. Other posts gloss over Nazi crimes, including a defence of Erich Priebke, a former SS captain who was convicted of war crimes in 1997 for hundreds of murders ...
And in a macabre twist police believe Gerwald Claus-Brunner, famous for wearing distinctive headscarves and dungarees, strapped the body of his unnamed victim to a porter's trolley and wheeled it across Germany's capital. Pirate Party members alerted ...
The German parliament was targeted by a cyberattack in 2015, but this time political party offices in several German states were also affected, including the local party headquarters of Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats in Saarland. Germany will hold ...
Politicians across the spectrum have pointed the finger at farmers and called for stricter regulations on fertilizers. ... The amount of nitrate in Germany's groundwater has risen sharply in recent years, polluting drinking water, local media reported ...
Anxieties are perhaps most acute in Germany, which has had Aixtron and the well-known robotics company Kuka - whose technology is ubiquitous in German car factories - both go to Chinese bidders this year. Largely because of those two deals, Germany ...
The sale of legally-bought weed has doubled in Germany for chronically ill patients, with politicians hoping to legalize more general medical marijuana usage by ...
"In the mid-term, it is up to us to replace the CDU as a 'people's party,'" Petry told Stern, using the German notion that defines a party enjoying a widespread popular support among general population. Meanwhile, Germans reacted to Petry's comments ...
Hianich managing director Cornelia Beau told the newspaper that the EU's decision to impose sanctions against Russia is a result of narcissism among politicians in Germany and the EU. Beau, described as a supporter of Angela Merkel's Christian ...


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