Katie McCarthy

Katie is an undergraduate at the University of Leeds, studying German and History. She enjoys writing about politics and current affairs.

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The war against women: Germany’s fight against anti-feminism and the Far-Right

Illustration credit: Cveta Gotovats For the past 15 years, Germans have been used to one face on the political scene. Angela Merkel, member of the Christian…

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If the EU wants to survive the pandemic, it must recommit to solidarity

Illustration Credit: Ailsa Critten Coronavirus has been nothing short of disastrous for the European Union. Its commitment to the free movement of workers has been suspended,…

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Germany's far-right and COVID-19 - the final blow to the AfD?

Illustration: Emily Tan The COVID-19 pandemic has fostered an ideal atmosphere for European far-right leaders to expand their influence: Hungarian Prime Minister, Viktor Orbán, is the…

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