Parliamentary Digest 9th October

A round up of what’s going on in the Bundestag, Bundesrat and state parliaments Questions to the government: Foreign Office On Wednesday, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas answered questions in the Bundestag, many of which focused on Russia and the Navalny poisoning. He said that the International Agency for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) had … Continue reading Parliamentary Digest 9th October

News Digest 9th October

The UK: a populist, rogue state? Several media outlets this week focused on Boris Johnson's handling of Brexit and the corona pandemic. The Welt quoted a speech from Lord Neuberger, former chairman of the UK Supreme Court, who criticized Johnson's Single Market Act for not only giving the government power to breach contracts, but also … Continue reading News Digest 9th October

News Digest 11th September

Brexit and the spätimperialistischer Oxfordschnösel Johnson As the prospect of a no-deal Brexit draws nearer, German media outlets have focused on Boris Johnson's threats and negotiating tactics. The Süddeutsche Zeitung commented that, "Basically, the more Johnson is under pressure, the more intense the attacks on Brussels. The attacks are usually brought by newspapers which are … Continue reading News Digest 11th September