"We believed in the need for a revolution," says the activist and co-founder of Germany's Green Party, Hans-Christian Ströbele. He talked to DW about extra-parliamentary opposition, democracy and the Greens.
Fresh from polling as Germany's second strongest party, the Greens have picked two candidates to lead their EU election campaign. Ska Keller and Sven Giegold are already familiar faces in Brussels' corridors of power.
French yellow vests and green activists are coming together in a spirit of revolt ahead of EU elections this spring.
The far-right AfD insists on subverting the German government's official stance on Crimea. But experts say that has less to do with regional peace efforts than with the spread of populism in Germany.
With the legitimacy of her big-tent coalition in question, the German chancellor hopes for a positive outcome in the final regional election of 2018. But the political wind is blowing against big parties.
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