12 votes

Angela Merkel to step down as German chancellor in 2021

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  1. vili Link
    I wonder what sort of an impact this will have on foreign policy not only on German but also on European and global scales. From a non-German point of view, Merkel has often felt like a steadying...

    I wonder what sort of an impact this will have on foreign policy not only on German but also on European and global scales. From a non-German point of view, Merkel has often felt like a steadying influence, and increasingly so in the past few years in an otherwise chaotic world with its Brexits, Trumps, Erdogans and Putins.

    8 votes
  2. calcifer Link
    Wow, end of an era. Everyone seems to be moving further left or right, abandoning centrist parties that held on to power for decades.

    Wow, end of an era. Everyone seems to be moving further left or right, abandoning centrist parties that held on to power for decades.

    5 votes