31 August 2017

A lesson for the left about censorship

The banning of a left-wing website in Germany reminds us that free speech is for all or none at all.

27 July 2017

How the German press became Merkel’s mouthpiece

During the refugee crisis, the media threw their principles out the window.

29 June 2017

Germany has declared war on internet freedom

Watch what you say online, or the police will come knocking.

21 June 2017

Helmut Kohl and the lost promise of reunification

Germany is yet to realise the democratic potential of 1989.

18 May 2017

Is there no end to Merkel’s rule?

Her party has won another state election, but she’s not invincible.

10 May 2017

The rise and fall of the AfD

German politicians’ complacency fuelled the rise of the right-wing party.

13 March 2017

Blaming Turkey for Germany’s problems

The bans on Turkish politicians reveal the illiberalism of the German state.

27 February 2017

Why Martin Schulz won’t save German politics

This cliquish EU operator is no man of the people.