“It Was Outta Respect”

The Quiet Return of the SPD

If you read the newspapers five years ago, you’d have been told the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD) was dead. The party just had a disastrous result in federal elections, garnering just 21% of the vote, their worst result since the war. The shared wisdom of opinion columnists was that the world’s oldest social democratic party was supposed to f…

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