Top duo and program: Left ready for European election campaign

At the party conference in Augsburg, the Left is encouraged that it is still needed. She wants to leave arguments and depression behind her before the 2024 election year starts. And almost no one wants to talk about Sahra Wagenknecht anymore. The Left is heading into the European election campaign with party leader Martin Schirdewan […]

Oskar Lafontaine denies guilt for himself and Wagenknecht

Oskar Lafontaine accuses the left of being incapable of winning elections. He and his wife Sahra Wagenknecht are not to blame for the current situation on the left – Dietmar Bartsch sees it differently. Oskar Lafontaine sees no responsibility for himself or his wife Sahra Wagenknecht for the split in the Left Party. When asked […]

After heated Middle East debate: Left continues party conference

Europe is actually the focus of the three-day meeting of the Left in Augsburg. But first the delegates had to clarify a very sensitive point. The Left wants to begin nominating its candidates for the European elections in June at its federal party conference in Augsburg today. Party leader Martin Schirdewan and the non-party activist […]

The Left: Change of design after party crisis

The Left party is now also changing visually. It is the first such renewal since the party was founded. The Left has a new party logo. The party wants to signal a new start after the break with Sahra Wagenknecht. The new lettering will be officially presented on Friday at the start of the federal […]

The Left meets at the federal party conference

For years there was an endless loop of internal strife on the left. Now the party leadership has at least gotten rid of its opponent Sahra Wagenknecht – and wants to focus on “nice things”. More profile, less controversy: After breaking with the party wing around Sahra Wagenknecht, the Left is looking for a way […]

Rebuild the economy, refugees are not a problem

More money for the climate and municipalities, less debt brake, addressing distribution problems. The Left wants to reposition itself after the break with Sahra Wagenknecht. After the political break with Sahra Wagenknecht, the Left wants to gain a new profile in economic and climate policy. A strategy paper envisages climate money of 200 euros per […]

High bread price: Things can’t go on like this

Good morning dear reader, When I wake up from wild dreams in the morning, the first thing I need is water. Much. In the face, on the head, in the stomach. So bathroom, then kitchen. Only then am I the kind of harm that can be safely inflicted on those around me. Looking in the […]

Lafontaine: Wagenknecht’s party will score points with non-voters

Oskar Lafontaine sees non-voters as an important target group for his wife Sahra Wagenknecht’s planned new party. “I believe that this will particularly appeal to those who have not voted for years,” the former left-wing politician told the German Press Agency at his home in Merzig, Saarland. “I support the project because it is politically […]

Germans don’t trust any party to solve problems

The Union has weakened somewhat in a new survey. An SPD politician is the most popular. According to a survey by the opinion research institute Forsa, support for the Union has declined again among voters despite the successes in the state elections. Accordingly, the CDU and CSU are now back at 29 percent, just below […]

CDU discusses how to deal with the “Sahra Wagenknecht Alliance”

The planned founding of a party by former left-wing politician Sahra Wagenknecht is causing discussions in the CDU about how to deal with the alliance. “Anti-Americanism, proximity to Putin and socialism are completely incompatible with our stance,” said deputy party leader Andreas Jung to “Welt”. The Brandenburg CDU parliamentary group leader Jan Redmann said that […]