The Bullet: German Federal Elections: Chauvinistic Identity Policies Outperform Left Economic Alternatives

Published: 5/10/2017
The Bullet: German Federal Elections: Chauvinistic Identity Policies Outperform Left Economic Alternatives
Source: SOCIALISTPROJECT.CA

'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 dearly at the polls; leaving the party at a record low of 26.8 per cent of the total vote. What is more likely, though, is that the slogan was better at revealing chancellor Merkel’s state of mind - something like: A Germany that should be happy

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