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Kate Laycock is an independent journalist and radio producer based in Düsseldorf, Germany.

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Rosemary Bechler is the mainsite editor of openDemocracy.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Protesters hear echoes of the past in Germany’s new police laws

The hollowing out of this constitutional firewall represents a weakening of a legal structure born directly out of the German experience of state fascism.

The day after the vote in Düsseldorf

Everybody knows that something has changed – even here.

“Our programme is called reality”: rain on the Rue Nationale

Beyond the French elections, how much ‘business as usual’ can French and German voters take?

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