Tag: Green Party (Germany)

France’s Green Party Fails to Connect Ahead of Election

MONTPELLIER, France — Yannick Jadot, the candidate for the French Green Party in April’s presidential elections, walked through a small cheering crowd to a podium topped with banners featuring his face, as speakers blasted a version of “What a Wonderful World” by the punk rock singer Joey Ramone. The candidate bobbed his head to the […]

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Germany Has a New Climate Envoy: an American Greenpeace Activist

BERLIN — Germany on Wednesday announced the appointment of a new international climate envoy — an American, Jennifer Morgan, who is the current executive director of Greenpeace International. Ms. Morgan, who said she has lived in Germany since 2003 and has applied to become a German citizen, will begin her new job as the special […]

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Germany’s ‘Invisible’ Chancellor Heads to Washington Amid Fierce Criticism

BERLIN — One headline asked, “Where is Olaf Scholz?” A popular magazine mocked the German chancellor’s “art of disappearance.” And his ambassador in Washington wrote home that Germany was increasingly seen as an unreliable ally in a leaked memo that was all the buzz this past week and began with the words: “Berlin, we have […]

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Where Is Germany in the Ukraine Standoff? Its Allies Wonder.

BERLIN — The United States and its NATO allies are moving to bulk up their military commitments in the Baltics and Eastern Europe as the standoff with Russia over Ukraine deepens. Denmark is sending fighter jets to Lithuania and a frigate to the Baltic Sea. France has offered to send troops to Romania. Spain is […]

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Germany’s Vaccine Mandate Forges Unlikely Coalition of Protestors

NUREMBERG, Germany — Maria Liebermann came wrapped in fairy lights and waved a peace flag featuring a white dove. Martin Schmidt carried a Germany flag with the word RESIST scrawled across it in capital letters. She is a self-described “eco-leftist.” He votes for the far-right Alternative for Germany. They disagree on everything from immigration to […]

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