Angela Merkel

  • Merkel Will Condemn Europe to More Austerity Misery

    She Thinks It's the Only Way to Beat the Slump

  • Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg and the Infinite Sadness

    A popular figure since the first Angela Merkel cabinet, Karl-Theodor’s political future seemed secure after he became minister of defense in 2009. In early 2011, it came to light that he had plagiarized portions of his PhD. During the ensuing scandal...

  • The Greeks Welcomed Angela Merkel

    As if Greece didn't have it bad enough already, what with the crippling austerity, massive unemployment, and fascists as their local police force, Angela Merkel took a trip over there yesterday for a mini-break just to make sure they're all behaving.

  • Bringing Hate Back Into German Politics

    As a German citizen with the right to vote, I consider it my civic duty to inform myself about current events. This has proven difficult, because German politics are exceedingly boring. The two major parties, the Christian Democratic Union [CDU] and...