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Social Democratic Party Of Germany
The Social Democratic Party of Germany (german: Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands, ; SPD, ) is a social democratic Social democracy is a political Politics (from , ) is the set of activities that are associated with Decision-making, making decisions in Social group, groups, or other forms of Power (social and political), power relations between individu ... political party in Germany. It is one of the two major parties A major party is a political party that holds substantial influence in a country's politics, standing in contrast to a minor party. It should not be confused with majority party. According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary: Major parties hold a ... of contemporary Germany along with the Union parties (CDU/CSU). Saskia Esken Saskia Esken (' Hofer; born 28 August 1961) is a German politician of the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD) who has been serving as co-leader of the party since being 2019 Social Democratic Party of Germany lead ...
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Saskia Esken
Saskia Esken (' Hofer; born 28 August 1961) is a German politician of the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD) who has been serving as co-leader of the party since being 2019 Social Democratic Party of Germany leadership election, elected as co-leader in December 2019 (alongside Norbert Walter-Borjans). She has been a member of the Bundestag since 2013 and is an IT specialist. Early life and career Esken was born 1961 in Stuttgart. After unfinished studies in literature and sociology, she obtained, in 1990, a professional certificate in IT. She worked in this field until the birth of her children. Political career Esken entered the SPD in 1990. She has been a member of the German Bundestag since the 2013 German federal election, 2013 elections, representing Calw (electoral district), Calw. In parliament, she has since been serving on the Committee on the Digital Agenda. In this capacity, she is her parliamentary group's rapporteur on privacy, IT security, digital education, ...
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Young Socialists In The SPD
Working Group of Young Socialists in the SPD (german: Arbeitsgemeinschaft der Jungsozialistinnen und Jungsozialisten in der SPD, Jusos) is a volunteer youth organisation, youth organization of the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD). As of 2021, there are over 70,000 official Juso members. Membership Every member of the SPD who is aged between 14 and 35 years old is automatically enrolled in the Jusos. Since 1994, people in that age group have been able to become a Juso member without party membership. Until 2011 membership was free, but ended after a two 2-year period. There is now a membership fee of €1 per month. It is only possible to be a member of the Jusos until you reach your 35th birthday. History 1918–1969 The Jusos were founded between 1918 and 1920, when groups of members of the SPD between 20 and 25 years of age began to meet. In terms of numbers, the Jusos remained small, with between 3,000 and 5,000 members. They were dissolved in 1931 as a result of ...
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Composition Of The German State Parliaments
Germany's federal system Federalism is a mixed or compound mode of government A government is the system or group of people governing an organized community, generally a state State may refer to: Arts, entertainment, and media Literature * ''State Magaz ... comprises 16 state parliaments (the German terms are: ''Landtag'' in large states, ''Bürgerschaft'' in Bremen and Hamburg, ''Abgeordnetenhaus'' in Berlin), each including directly elected representatives. Parties in each parliament In the table below, the parties with shading form part of the state government whilst the parties in bold are the largest party in that legislature. Diagrams File: 2021 Baden-Württemberg state election - composition chart.svg, Baden-Württemberg File:Bavarian Landtag 2018.svg, Bavaria File:2021 Berlin state election - composition chart.svg, Berlin File:LandtagBrandenburg19.svg, Brandenburg File:Bürgerschaft of Bremen 2019.svg, Bremen File:2020 Hamburg state election - co ...
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Bundesrat Of Germany
The German Bundesrat (literally ‘Federal Council’; ) is a legislative body that represents the sixteen ''States of Germany, Länder'' (federated states) of Germany at the federal level (German: ''Bundesebene''). The Bundesrat meets at the former Prussian House of Lords in Berlin. Its second seat is located in the former West German capital of Bonn. The Bundesrat participates in legislation, alongside the Bundestag, the directly elected representation of the people of Germany, with laws affecting state competences and all constitutional changes requiring the consent of the body. For its similar function, it is sometimes described as an upper house of parliament along the lines of the United States Senate, the Senate of Canada, Canadian Senate or the House of Lords, British House of Lords. ''Bundesrath'' (from 1901 on: Bundesrat, according to a German Orthographic Conference of 1901, general spelling reform) was the name of similar bodies in the North German Confederation (1 ...
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Bundestag
The Bundestag (, "Federal diet (assembly), Diet") is the Germany, German Federalism, federal parliament. It is the only body that is directly elected by the German people on the federal level. It can be compared to a lower house similar to the United States House of Representatives or the House of Commons of the United Kingdom. The Bundestag was established by Title III of the Basic Law for the Federal Republic of Germany (german: Grundgesetz) in 1949 as one of the legislative bodies of Germany and thus it is the historical successor to the earlier Reichstag (Weimar Republic), Reichstag. The Members of the Bundestag are representatives of the German people as a whole and are not bound by any orders or instructions and are only held accountable by their electorate. The minimum legal number of members of the Bundestag (german: Mitglieder des Bundestages) is 598; however due to the system of overhang seat, overhang and leveling seat, equalisation seats the current 19th Bundestag ha ...
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Political Colour
Political colours are colours used to represent a political ideology An ideology () is a set of belief A belief is an attitude Attitude may refer to: Philosophy and psychology * Attitude (psychology) In psychology Psychology is the science of mind and behavior. Psychology includes the study of ..., movement or party A party is a gathering of people who have been invited by a host A host is a person responsible for guests at an event or for providing hospitality during it. Host may also refer to: Places *Host, Pennsylvania, a village in Berks Cou ..., either officially or unofficially. It is the intersection of colour symbolism and political symbolism Political symbolism is symbolism that is used to represent a political standpoint or party. The symbolism can occur in various media including banners, pictures, and flags. For example, Red flag (politics), Red flags have traditionally been flown .... Parties in different countries with ...
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Progressive Alliance Of Socialists And Democrats
The Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats (S&D) is the Political groups of the European Parliament, political group in the European Parliament of the Party of European Socialists (PES). The Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats was officially founded as a Socialist Group on 29 June 1953 which makes it the second oldest political group in the European Parliament after the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe group (ALDE). It adopted its present-day name on 23 June 2009. Centre-left politics, Centre-left in orientation, the group mostly comprises Social democracy, social-democratic parties and is affiliated with the Progressive Alliance and Socialist International. Until the 1999 European Parliament elections, it was the largest group in the Parliament, but since then it has always been the second-largest group. During the Eighth European Parliament, eighth EU Parliament Assembly, the S&D was the only Parliament group with representation from all 27 ...
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Progressive Alliance
The Progressive Alliance (PA) is a political international of Social democracy, social democratic and Progressivism, progressive political parties and organisations founded on 22 May 2013 in Leipzig, Germany. The alliance was formed as an alternative to the existing Socialist International, of which many of its member parties are former or current members. The Progressive Alliance claims 140 participants from around the world. History The first step towards the creation of the Progressive Alliance was the decision in January 2012 by Sigmar Gabriel, then chairman of the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD), to cancel payment of the SPD's £100,000 yearly membership fee to the Socialist International. Gabriel had been critical of the Socialist International's admittance and continuing inclusion of undemocratic political movements into the organization. An initial Conference of the Progressive Alliance was held in Rome, Italy, on 14–15 December 2012, with representatives of ...
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Party Of European Socialists
The Party of European Socialists (PES) is a social democratic Social democracy is a political Politics (from , ) is the set of activities that are associated with Decision-making, making decisions in Social group, groups, or other forms of Power (social and political), power relations between individu ... European political party A European political party, known formally as a political party at European level and informally as a Europarty, is a type of political party organisation operating transnationally in Europe and within the institutions of the European Union. They .... The PES comprises national-level political parties from all member states of the European Union The European Union The European Union (EU) is a political and economic union of that are located primarily in . The union has a total area of and an estimated total population of about 447million. has been established through a sta ... (EU) plus Norway and the United Kingdom. This i ...
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BBC News Online
BBC News Online is the website of BBC News BBC News is an operational business division of the United Kingdom’s state affiliated media British Broadcasting Corporation The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a public service broadcaster, headquartered at Broadcasting Hou ..., the division of the BBC The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a public service broadcaster, headquartered at Broadcasting House in Westminster, London London is the capital city, capital and List of urban areas in the United Kingdom, largest city of ... responsible for newsgathering and production. The website contains international news coverage, as well as British, entertainment, science, and political news. Many reports are accompanied by audio and video from the BBC's television Television, sometimes shortened to TV or telly, is a telecommunication Media (communication), medium used for transmitting moving images in grayscale, black-and-white or in ...
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Centre-left Politics
Centre-left politics (British English British English (BrE) is the standard dialect A standard language (also standard variety, standard dialect, and standard) is a language variety that has undergone substantial codification of grammar and usage and is employed by a populatio ...) or center-left politics (American English American English (AmE, AE, AmEng, USEng, en-US), sometimes called United States English or U.S. English, is the set of variety (linguistics), varieties of the English language native to the United States. Currently, American English is the m ...), also referred to as moderate-left politics, are political views that lean to the left-wing Left-wing politics supports social equality and egalitarianism Egalitarianism (), or equalitarianism, is a school of thought within political philosophy that builds from the concept of social equality, prioritizing it for all people. ... on the left–right political spectrum The left–right ...
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Pro-Europeanism
Pro-Europeanism, sometimes called European Unionism, is a political position that favours European integration European integration is the process of industrial, economic integration, economic, political, legal, social and cultural Regional integration, integration of states wholly or partially in Europe or nearby. European integration has primarily ... and membership of the European Union The European Union (EU) is a political and economic union of member states that are located primarily in Europe Europe is a which is also recognised as part of , located entirely in the and mostly in the . It comprises the wester ... (EU).Krisztina Arató, Petr Kaniok (editors). ''Euroscepticism and European Integration''. Political Science Research Centre Zagreb, 2009. p.40 Pro-EU political parties Pan-European level * EU: Volt Europa Volt Europa (frequently abbreviated as Volt) is a Pro-Europeanism, pro-European and European federalism, European federalist p ...
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