In Germany, the Scholz government is suffering a crisis of consensus caused by the imposition of European policies on the country: green deal and sanctions on Russia. And FDP considers abandoning ship before it sinks....
The result of Germany's regional elections favored Alternative für Deutschland and other conservative formations, punishing Greens, radical Left and Social Democrats. Plus a surprise result: conservatives are attracting abstentionists to the polls.
Candidates and activists of Germany's sovereignist AfD party are subjected to violence, attacks and threats. In the (smug) silence of other parties, the media and the establishment.
Only a year and a half has passed since the beginning of the Scholz government in Germany. The balance, at least for now, appears disappointing. What Scholz's plans are for the future is unknown.
AfD remained the only German party to speak of the need for immediate peace and compromise with Russia. This position has paved the way for AfD, whose support, according to polls, is traveling toward 17 percent.
Is the specter of Islamization just right-wing scaremongering? Or is it a warning about the possible future of Western Europe if its nations do not change their migration, education and family policies?
Which winter lies ahead for Germany? A dark winter, and that is not a metaphor. The governing parties and the media across the Alps are informing the population about the energy rationing coming this fall.
The 13th Alternative für Deutschland congress held in Riesa, Saxony, ended a few hours early. The cause of the unexpected event was the Ukrainian conflict, which ended up representing yet another opportunity for confrontation between the two components of the German sovereignist party.
German environmental movements have moved easily from words to deeds, initiating a series of mobilizations, bordering on violence, that are little talked about in the rest of Europe.