Why did the Social Democrats do so poorly with German voters? What responsibility does the SPD bear for the surge in support for the far right AfD? Michel Friedman meets MEP Arne Lietz (SPD) on Conflict Zone.
Out of step with the voters and now out of power, Germany’s elections saw Martin Schulz lead the Social Democrats to their worst result ever – is he a credible opposition leader? Conflict Zone meets SPD MEP Arne Lietz.
After disastrous election results, the German Social Democrats initially wanted to reinvent the party in the opposition. Now they are talking again to Merkel’s CDU. Michel Friedman meets Deputy Chairman Ralf Stegner.
Less than two weeks ahead of the German election, representatives from six main parties have discussed foreign policy in a DW debate. Turkey and migration were divisive issues, and Brexit made its first appearance.
A new grand coalition of Chancellor Merkel's CDU/CSU and the Social Democrats (SPD) depends on the approval of SPD members. But it's not just about forming a new government — it's about Germany's role in Europe.
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