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The Renaissance of German Liberalism
January 12, 2018 , , , ,

Historically, political liberalism and the political forces struggling to promote freedom in their societies have seen ups and downs. Germany’s more recent history is a case in point. The liberal Free Democratic Party – or FDP – was represented in Parliament without interruption for 64 years. It played an important role in coalition governments for no less than 45 years. ...

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The Liberal Hope in Germany
October 09, 2017 , , ,

  Hardly two weeks after the voting, it’s too early for a definite appraisal of Germany’s general elections. In a democracy, determining the composition of the government is the most important function of the electoral exercise. It seems clear that Germany will have a new government. The so-called Grand Coalition of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU), her Bavaria-only partner...

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