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What’s Left of Germany’s, Russia’s Left?

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Germany’s newly elected Social Democrats moved swiftly to put their stamp on power as plans emerged to reduce taxes in 1999 and bring forward the government’s move from Bonn to Berlin. Many people are hailing the ouster of Helmut Kohl as a victory for the left, but some say the government of Gerhard Schroeder is nothing new.


  • Martin Lee, co-founder of FAIR, Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting and author, The Beast Reawakens.

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