Germany’s Greens: From ‘anti-party party’ to political player | DW News

For the first time, the Green party has posed a serious challenge to Germany’s traditional leading parties ahead of the September 26 elections. While their candidate Annalena Baerbock’s chances of landing the Chancellery now seem unlikely, they have a good chance of playing kingmaker in forming the next government. Who are the German Greens – and how did they get here?

00:00 The birth of the Greens
01:40 The Greens move from opposition to governing party
05:18 Climate change puts Greens in the right place at the right time
06:48 The middle ground: Greens move toward political center
08:19 The big one: Annalena Baerbock’s campaign for chancellor

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