Ep 1279: Germany After Merkel - New Coalition Government Faces Many Challenges

Olaf Scholz replaces Angela Merkel and brings the Green Party and Free Democratic Party together with the Social Democrats to form a government. But with a new surge in Covid-19 and the arrival of the Omicron variant, Germany's complicated relationship with Russia and China and its place within the EU and meeting the tests of Climate Change, this new Government must face major economic, political and social challenges. John Kampfner is a journalist and author of "Why the Germans Do it Better: Notes from a Grown-Up Country".

Published: 11/30/2021

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