German Election 2021 23 April 2021 Podcast: Who will replace Angela Merkel as German chancellor? Jeremy Cliffe in Berlin and Emily Tamkin in Washington DC discuss the latest in global affairs on the World Review podcast. Sign UpGet the New Statesman's Morning Call email. Sign-up In September, Germany will elect a new chancellor to succeed Angela Merkel after her 16 years in power – and this week two of the major parties announced their candidates. In this episode of World Review from the New Statesman, Jeremy Cliffe in Berlin and Emily Tamkin in Washington DC discuss the state of German politics as the parties prepare for a summer of campaigning ahead of the German general election. Then, in You Ask Us, they take your questions on whether they could be a Green domino effect across Europe if the Green Party wins the German vote. Listen here World Review publishes a new episode every Friday, and is available on all major podcast platforms. Listen and subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Acast and more. Or, if you’d rather, you can access the RSS feed directly here: https://rss.acast.com/world-review. Further reading Jeremy explores whether Armin Laschet can guide Germany’s fractured Christian Democrats to victory. And, as polls for the German Greens surge, Jeremy argues that their chancellor candidate, Annalena Baerbock, will energise the election. Read Jeremy's long profile of Baerbock here. › Ron Kalifa: “The expression ‘fintech’ doesn’t help the sector” Subscribe To stay on top of global affairs and enjoy even more international coverage subscribe for just £1 per month!