Germany and the US after Trump

28th January 2021 shoreditchadmin2 0

The election of Armin Laschet to the leadership of the CDU is the opening shot of 2021 in the campaign to elect a new German Chancellor to replace Angela Merkel in the federal election on 26 September 2021. Over the coming months there will be intense pressure within Germany, and from the United States, over who will be the CDU/CSU candidate for Chancellor.

The upsurge of racism in the West

6th July 2018 Socialist Action 0

The current wave of attacks on migrants by governments in the US and Europe underlines the new centrality of racism in current Western politics and the developing links between Donald Trump and Europe’s far-right.