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The Green factor in German politics

Gerd Langguth

The Green factor in German politics

from protest movement to political party

by Gerd Langguth

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Published by Westview Press in Boulder, Colo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Grünen (Political party)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGerd Langguth ; translated by Richard Straus.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJN3971.A98 G72344513 1986
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 134 p. ;
    Number of Pages134
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2550350M
    ISBN 100813303176, 0813303052
    LC Control Number85040606

    In the aftermath of the Chernobyl nuclear accident in the Soviet Unionthe Greens captured 8. Constitutional court in Karlsruhe Germany follows the civil law tradition. The formerly activist-driven "anti-party The Green factor in German politics book has shriveled to a coterie of thoroughly professionalized career politicians without any ties whatsoever to grassroots movements. Meanwhile, Agee employed a variety of journalistic and artistic techniques: naturalistic description and dialoguean almost anthropological itemization of clothing and household furniture, erudite discussions of agricultural problems in the deep South, autobiographical ruminations, religious symbolismand intimate expressions of love for the families and rage at their misery. Indeed, by the middle and late s, a growing number of American intellectuals—many of them clustered around the literary and political journal Partisan Review—had become militantly anti-Stalinist even as they retained their sympathy for socialismtheir new stance having formed as Stalin launched a series of show trials that sent his former Bolshevik colleagues to Siberian labour camps or more frequently to their death in the cellars of prisonsas terror spread throughout the Soviet Union, and as stories began to circulate about the communists murdering Trotskyists and anarchists behind the Republican lines in Spain. Once committed to nonviolence, the withdrawal of Germany from the North Atlantic Treaty Organization NATOand unilateral disarmament, the Greens supported participation of German military forces in Kosovo and Serbia in and troop deployments in Afghanistan as part of the global war on terrorism in

    Green politics grew from a linking of social and environmental movements in response to the nation-states' cold war MAD mutually assured destruction nuclear policies, general environmental degradation worldwide, war, patriarchal top-down power structures, and civil liberties' issues. What can North American left greens learn from this depressing history? A number of prominent Greens supported the Gulf war, and the entire party quickly made its peace with Helmut Kohl's forced re-unification of the two Germanies. However, the efforts of the Green Parties shows their potential to unite and campaign jointly. Since then the party has drifted steadily toward the right.

    Selected Works The Spiritual Dynamic in Modern Art: Art History Reconsidered, to the Present The assumption in the professional art world that there is almost no spiritual content in modern art is challenged by direct statements from scores of prominent modern artists, from to the present, about the influence of their spiritual interests on their art. Strong local coalitions are considered a pre-requisite to higher-level electoral breakthroughs. According to its adherents, it is crucial that citizens play a direct role in the decisions that influence their lives and their environment. Hand in hand with this went the ascendancy of a new ideological dress code: the "primacy of ecology. The election left the Greens at a crossroads, with the party part of no governing coalition at either the state or national levels for the first time in two decades and with Fischer, their longtime leader, retiring from public life. Just as in the Civil War, the United States appeared—at least at the start of the s—to be falling apart.


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