Olaf Scholz is the favorite to become Germany’s next chancellor. But polls sugge…
Olaf Scholz is the favorite to become Germany’s next chancellor. But polls suggest the Social Democrat will need a messy three-party coalition to form a government.
The path to power for the SPD and its preferred partner, the Green Party, is complicated. It would probably involve either a more centrist alliance with the business-friendly Free Democrats, or a shift in the opposite direction in a tie-up with the anti-capitalist Left party.
The two potential alliances have big implications for Europe’s biggest economy, from taxes and banking to climate policy and EU relations. Tap the link in our bio for a topic-by-topic guide.
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