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I dunno, but the young socialists sure are trying hard:

SPD activists seek help of Momentum to dash German coalition deal - Guardian

Members of Germany's Social Democratic party are turning to the Labour grassroots movement Momentum for advice on how to derail a coalition deal with Angela Merkel's Christian Democratic Union.

Delegates of Martin Schulz's SPD gave a reluctant green light on Sunday to continue talks about renewing the GroKo (grand coalition) that has governed Germany for the past four years.

But the 440,000 members of the centre-left party could plunge the country into turmoil when they get a final vote on the coalition agreement next month.

Invigorated by the close-run result at the weekend, the people behind the #NoGroKo campaign are seeking inspiration from the tactics that helped Jeremy Corbyn to a surprise victory in the 2015 Labour leadership election.

Also, some reading for later: Is Another Youth Rebellion in the Making? - American Prospect

by Bernard on Thu Jan 25th, 2018 at 09:32:24 PM EST
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