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SPIEGEL Interview with Martin Schulz: 'I'm Made of Stern Stuff'

SPIEGEL Interview with Martin Schulz: 'I'm Made of Stern Stuff'

SPIEGEL ONLINE - December 01, 2017

SPD leader Martin Schulz twice ruled out a continuation of the grand coalition with Chancellor Merkel's conservatives. Now, though, he has little choice but to consider such an alliance anyway. He speaks with DER SPIEGEL about what that means for him, his party, Germany and Europe. Interview Conducted by Markus Feldenkirchen and Veit Medick more... Comment ]

Germany's Fate: The Dispiriting Prospect of a New Grand Coalition

Germany's Fate: The Dispiriting Prospect of a New Grand Coalition

SPIEGEL ONLINE - December 01, 2017

With Angela Merkel's first effort at assembling a governing coalition having failed, a run-back of her current alliance with the Social Democrats appears likely. That, though, is hardly something to look forward to. And may not happen at all. By DER SPIEGEL staff more... Comment ]


The Future of the SPD: Martin Schulz Faces a Fight for Survival

The Future of the SPD: Martin Schulz Faces a Fight for Survival

SPIEGEL ONLINE - November 17, 2017

Germany's Social Democrats had a grim result in this year's federal elections. Now chancellor candidate Martin Schulz is battling for re-election as SPD chairman. His quest isn't just about power, it's also about his legacy. By Veit Medick more... Comment ]

Nach Kritik von Olaf Scholz: SPD-Vize Stegner warnt vor Parteitratsch

Nach Kritik von Olaf Scholz: SPD-Vize Stegner warnt vor Parteitratsch

SPIEGEL ONLINE - October 27, 2017

In die Debatte um den künftigen SPD-Kurs schalten sich weitere Sozialdemokraten ein: Parteivize Schäfer-Gümbel unterstützt ein Schulz-kritisches Papier von Olaf Scholz, andere Genossen mahnen zur Vorsicht. mehr... Forum ]


Seven Months with Martin Schulz: The Anatomy of a Failed Campaign

Seven Months with Martin Schulz: The Anatomy of a Failed Campaign

SPIEGEL ONLINE - October 12, 2017

When he first announced his candidacy, ex-European Parliament President Martin Schulz rocketed upward in the opinion polls. But his slide was just as dramatic. DER SPIEGEL was with him throughout and provides a unique look from the inside of his doomed effort to unseat Angela Merkel. By Markus Feldenkirchen more... Comment ]

Vor Spitzentreffen mit CDU: CSU will um AfD-Wähler kämpfen

Vor Spitzentreffen mit CDU: CSU will um AfD-Wähler kämpfen

SPIEGEL ONLINE - October 08, 2017

Mit welchen Positionen will die Union in die Sondierungen zur Jamaikakoalition gehen? Am Sonntag treffen sich die Spitzenpolitiker von CDU und CSU, um das zu verhandeln. Horst Seehofer hat Lesestoff für Angela Merkel dabei. mehr... Forum ]


Podcast "Stimmenfang": Jamaika - jetzt, vielleicht, wirklich?

Podcast "Stimmenfang": Jamaika - jetzt, vielleicht, wirklich?

SPIEGEL ONLINE - September 25, 2017

Angela Merkel bleibt Kanzlerin. Aber Sieger sehen anders aus. Warum diese Wahl viele Verlierer hat und worauf es auf dem Weg in ein Jamaika-Bündnis ankommt, hören Sie in unserer Bonus-Episode vom Wahlabend. Von Yasemin Yüksel mehr... Forum ]

Merkel, the AfD and a Wounded SPD: Eight Lessons from Germany's Elections

Merkel, the AfD and a Wounded SPD: Eight Lessons from Germany's Elections

SPIEGEL ONLINE - September 24, 2017

Angela Merkel is back for a fourth term, the Social Democrats are wounded and a right-wing populist party has been elected to parliament for the first time in decades: Eight lessons from Sunday's general election in Germany. By Sebastian Fischer more... Comment ]


German Election Results: Merkel Re-Elected as Right Wing Enters Parliament

German Election Results: Merkel Re-Elected as Right Wing Enters Parliament

SPIEGEL ONLINE - September 24, 2017

Angela Merkel has won her fourth term as German chancellor, but her coalition partners for the last four years, the Social Democrats, have likely received their worst result since World War II. The right-wing populist AfD has secured more than 13 percent of the vote. By Charles Hawley more... Comment ]

Podcast "Stimmenfang": Kanzlerfrage, Koalitionen, Kulturkampf

Podcast "Stimmenfang": Kanzlerfrage, Koalitionen, Kulturkampf

SPIEGEL ONLINE - September 21, 2017

Sie glauben, die Elefantenrunde tritt erst am Wahlabend zusammen? Schon klar. In unserem Podcast-Studio haben wir die wichtigen Fragen vorab geklärt: Jamaika oder Große Koalition? Oder am Ende gar Neuwahlen? mehr... Forum ]