When Die Linke joins the Social Democrats as junior partner, its vote drops; the reason is simple: the left abandons its role as fighting opposition.
The vicious slogans of the AfD and its fascist accompanists as well as to the guilty leaders of the old parties are still steering Germany into ever more dangerous waters.
In France, as in other European countries, the most common interpretation of the right's surge is hostility toward immigrants, refugees and foreigners in general.
Antonio Luis Santos da Costa of the Socialist Party, forms a government with the support of the Communist, Ecologist (Green) and Left Bloc deputies in the national parliament.
It was a day to remember, a date for the record books: It marked a surprising development in German politics!
"Unions are multi-cultural organizations that unite people around class issues, such as the abuse of low-pay temp workers,"
A quarter of a million angry voices challenged the government's "dangerous and unjust" spending cuts at the weekend.
Those familiar with the process attribute delays to the complexity of the ballots and a new system of voting and weighing votes.
The new Joint List is now being hailed from the center to the left as the bright spot in the Israeli political scene.
Opinions did differ, but the entire congress gave major blame for the crisis to NATO, the European Union and the German government.