The Credibility Trap Europe's Center-Left Parties Stuck in a Dead End

Europe's social democratic parties are in the deepest crisis of their history as conservative parties co-opt their principles and far-left parties steal their traditional supporters. The glory days of Tony Blair and Gerhard Schröder's "third way" seem like the distant past.
Photo Gallery: The Decline of the Left
Foto: Francois Durand/ Getty Images
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Photo Gallery: The Decline of the Left

Photo Gallery: The Decline of the Left
Foto: Francois Durand/ Getty Images
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Photo Gallery: The Decline of the Left

Photo Gallery: The Decline of the Left
Foto: Francois Durand/ Getty Images
Fotostrecke

Photo Gallery: The Decline of the Left

Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan