Why is Olaf Scholz announcing higher taxes?

SIf the SPD should win the next federal election, its chancellor candidate Olaf Scholz wants to tax top earners higher. He leaves open how much more “the rich” should pay. Likewise the question of who is rich at all. The Federal Finance Minister of the “Rheinische Post” just said literally: “In view of the many […]

Why is Olaf Scholz announcing higher taxes?

SIf the SPD should win the next federal election, its chancellor candidate Olaf Scholz wants to tax top earners higher. He leaves open how much more “the rich” should pay. Likewise the question of who is rich at all. The Federal Finance Minister of the “Rheinische Post” just said literally: “In view of the many […]

ARD “Germany trend”: Scholz a good candidate for SPD chancellor?

The SPD wants to run next year with Scholz at the top in the federal election. According to a new survey, he has not yet received the approval of his two predecessors Martin Schulz and Peer Steinbrück. According to a survey, 44 percent of the population consider Olaf Scholz to be a good candidate for […]

“That would be neoliberalism”: Scholz rejects the idea of ​​a basic income

The idea of ​​an unconditional basic income also has supporters in the SPD, but they are at a losing position. Chancellor candidate Scholz makes it clear that the project cannot be done with him. SPD chancellor candidate Olaf Scholz strictly rejects the introduction of an unconditional basic income. “That would be neoliberalism,” said the Federal […]

Merkel is positive about the extension of short-time work benefits

In the Corona crisis, companies and employees in Germany can hope for a significant extension of the short-time allowance. Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) is “basically positive” on proposals to extend the period of reference to 24 months, said government spokesman Steffen Seibert on Monday in Berlin. The short-time work allowance has made a significant […]

Employers criticize push for four days a week

Dhe effects of the corona pandemic are forcing more and more employees in Germany to make concessions. The employees of Deutsche Lufthansa, organized in the flight attendant union Ufo, approved the savings package with a large majority. As Ufo announced at the weekend, 87.9 percent voted for the crisis collective agreement. However, Lufthansa has not […]

CSU criticizes the SPD’s strict left-wing course: Left coalition?

NAfter the push by the SPD leadership duo to form a coalition with the left after the federal election, criticism comes from the current coalition partner. CSU General Secretary Markus Blume told the “Bild” newspaper that the SPD had taken a “tight left-wing course” instead of talking about “the successes of Groko”. “With its left-wing […]

CSU criticizes the SPD’s strict left-wing course: Left coalition?

NAfter the push by the SPD leadership duo to form a coalition with the left after the federal election, criticism comes from the current coalition partner. CSU General Secretary Markus Blume told the “Bild” newspaper that the SPD had taken a “tight left-wing course” instead of talking about “the successes of Groko”. “With its left-wing […]

Green send questionnaire to Angela Merkel and Olaf Scholz

90 questions – all not particularly edifying: The Greens wrote a letter to the federal government in the Wirecard scandal. A committee of inquiry is far from being averted. In the possibly largest fraud scandal in post-war history, many questions remain unanswered. How many? The Greens now have a first number ready: they want the […]

“A single disaster”: Habeck criticizes Scholz in the Wirecard case

Thursday July 2nd 2020 After the balance sheet scandal and the bankruptcy of Wirecard, Greens boss Robert Habeck accuses the finance minister of having acted too late “despite all the warning signals”. He does not rule out a U committee in this case. Meanwhile, shareholder protectors are demanding that Wirecard be thrown out of the […]