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Trump a No-Show at Peace Forum as Nations Rebuke Nationalism

 "The concern I have is that blinkered nationalist views may gain ground once again," warned German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Andrea Germanos, staff writer ·


While Trump and Kushner Insulate Saudis, Germany Halts Arms Exports to Kingdom and Calls on EU Allies to Follow Suit

"There is an urgent need to clarify what happened—we are far from this having been cleared up and those responsible held to account."

Julia Conley, staff writer ·


NATO Gets Trump Treatment as Merkel Hits Back at US President For Declaring Germany 'Totally Controlled by Russia'

"Because of given circumstances I want to point out one thing: I experienced the Soviet occupation of one part of Germany myself. It is good that we are independent today," the German Chancellor said

Jake Johnson, staff writer ·


Germany: The Rise of the Right

A general trend towards the authoritarian, ultra-nationalist right in Western politics has emerged.

Gwynne Dyer ·


'Landslide Victory' for Climate as G20 Leaders (Minus Trump) Affirm Paris Accord

"Donald Trump is learning the hard way that he cannot thwart the entire world on climate change and expect to continue with business as usual."

Jake Johnson, staff writer ·


The G20 Parade of Monsters

Hundreds of thousands of activists will take the street of Hamburg to protest a G20 divided between two bad alternatives: status quo or authoritarianism.

Lorenzo Marsili ·


G20 Summit: Activists Plan to 'Welcome' Trump, Putin to Germany

'We are many! We are loud! Τhe world will hear us!'

Common Dreams staff ·


Ivanka Trump Is Booed, Hissed in Germany for Defending Donald Trump

German audience also appeared confused by prominent role president's daughter is playing in the administration

Nika Knight, staff writer ·


Twitter Lights Up After 'Too Embarrassing to Watch' Trump-Merkel Press Conference

President Donald Trump slipped up and called the U.S. a "company," ignored German Chancellor Angela Merkel's request for a handshake, and called a German press outlet "fake news"

Nika Knight, staff writer ·