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What the SPD surge means for Germany

The latest episode of Germany Elects, a special podcast from World Review.

The latest episode of Germany Elects, from World Review

From Berlin, the New Statesman‘s international editor Jeremy Cliffe presents a special series from World Review focusing on the German federal election – the runners and riders, the issues and what it means for Germany and beyond.

In this episode we look at the surprise front runner to succeed Angela Merkel: Olaf Scholz. Tarik Abou-Chadi, associate professor of European politics at Nuffield College, Oxford University takes us through the latest polling and how the different candidates fared in the debate.

Plus Philippa Sigl-Glöckner, director of the economics think-tank Dezernat Zukunft and Christian Odendahl, chief economist at the Centre for European Reform talk us through the economic challenges facing any new government.

You can follow the New Statesman’s German coverage at www.newstatesman.com/germany

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