To liberal centrists, it presents itself as the defender of refugees, the party that opened borders when others built walls and fences. Seit Oktober 2009 ist sie. Wagenknecht ist seit Mai 2010 stellvertretende Vorsitzende der Partei Die Linke. That comment led to condemnation across the political spectrum, but applause from the AfD. Her father, whom she never met, was Iranian. She has been selected as one of the two leading candidates for the 2017 elections, as a representative of the radical wing.
Being in the Bundestag she became the left party's spokesperson for economic politics. Despite the between some of its members and neo-Nazi circles, Alternative for Germany AfD will not only gain access to parliament but is currently set to become its third-largest faction. Since May 2010 she is deputy chairperson of Die Linke. Or it can take a leap of faith and build a socialist alternative from below, sharing the picket lines with the deplorables and working with them to develop the principles and practices of antiracism and other ideals through political action. Attack: The Left Party parliamentary co-leader Sahra Wagenknecht was pictured shortly after the incident covered in the pudding, despite her colleagues' efforts to shield her from view It is believed the cake was thrown by an activist during the party meeting in Magdeburg, according to the dpa news agency. Among leading radicals on the German left, only Wagenknecht appears to have come to terms with this fact. A political ideal, even one as laudable as antiracism, needs to be connected to a broader class-based politics in order to gain mass appeal.
Wir möchten ausdrücklich betonen, dass wir keinerlei Einfluss auf die Gestaltung und die Inhalte dieser Seiten haben. Vielmehr distanzieren wir uns ausdrücklich von allen dort verfügbaren Inhalten. The current alignment of political forces means that any role for the Left in the next government is highly unlikely. Sahra Wagenknecht etwa, Spätkommunistin mit Ambitionen auf ein Regierungsamt in einer Rot-Roten-Koalition, predigt seit Monaten den Wahnsinn der angelich unregulierten Finanzmärkte, die Allmacht der privaten deutschen Großbanken und die Notwendigkeit der Einrichtung einer staatlichen Ratingagentur, die kriselnde Länder mit Bestnoten zu hervorragender Bonität verhilft. From 1990 until 1996 she studied Philosophy and New German Literature in Jena, Berlin and Groningen. The main controversy is not whether but how to accomplish this task. On paper, the answer is simple: by disentangling the issues and identifying the true culprits of growing inequality and poverty — not immigrants and refugees, but the capitalist class.
She also has a PhD in economics. Bei der Spekulation in Beton zeigen die Sparkassen bereits, was geht: Hier verwaltet Sahra Wagenknechts Lieblingsbank unbemerkt von der Gentrifizierungsgegnerin im roten Kleid bereits ein Viertel aller über Fonds finanzierten Immobilien. Rede von Sahra Wagenknecht Linke - Politischer Aschermittwoch vom 13. Personal life Wagenknecht married businessman Ralph-Thomas Niemeyer in May 1997. Among her duties in the parliament is serving on the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs and Delegation, as well as the Euro-Latin American Parliamentary Assembly. Germany will hold elections in September, but the political landscape seems to preclude any chance of meaningful change.
That they are immediately repulsed by the slightest sentiments perceived as racist reflects their commitment to a better world, of course. Seit Oktober 2009 ist sie. She's heavily criticized German Chancellor Angela Merkel's refugee policies and went so far as for the Berlin Christmas market terror attack which killed 12 people. Its activists will have to endure painful encounters with working- and middle-class people who hold regressive values. Entweder, ohne es zu wissen, was für die Finanzmarktspezialisten der Linken ein außerordentlicher Befähigungsnachweis wäre.
A favorite of the German talk show circuit and the newspaper opinion page, Wagenknecht is one of the most well-known and recognized members of her party. Geldwirtschaft zum Anfassen, Automaten, die Euro spucken, kein ekliges Investmentbanking, keine Derivatewirtschaft, kein menschenverachtendes Spekulieren und Wetten. Weeks earlier, the same group made a similar attack - but that time it was the AfD's Beatrix von Storch with cream pie on her face. Regretfully, then, Die Linke activists seem to have no choice but to turn their back on their most popular public figure. Creating a different kind of movement will take time and, more importantly, patience. According to Wagenknecht, he returned to Iran when she was a small child and was never heard from again.
. The party is currently the largest opposition group in Germany's lower house of parliament, the Bundestag. She is a Member of the Bundestag, author, and a member of the National Committee of the Left Party. Seit Oktober 2009 ist sie Abgeordnete des Deutschen Bundestages und wirtschaftspolitische Sprecherin ihrer Fraktion. What makes German politics different — and what makes the Sahra question so pressing — is the unique position Die Linke occupies in the German political landscape.
The Left Party is the biggest opposition group in the German Parliament but has seen its support slip as the nationalist Alternative for Germany party woos protest voters. After all, if the majority of the population were already on board with leftist values, why would there be any need for radical politics? However, the existence of such links does not indicate our approval or endorsement of any material contained on any linked site. Markus Lanz fragt Sahra Wagenknecht am 27. That left politics can be messy and even unappealing is a forgotten truism. Das ist doch mal ein Geschäftsmodell! Oder obwohl sie es weiß. Crucially, however, she explicitly rejects the notion that objective analysis alone can trump concrete experiences and subjective concerns. That many victims of neoliberalism will express some form of racist, nativist, or sexist sentiment is a reality that cannot simply be wished away.