Nationalist movements are taking root across the Continent. In a five-part series, we ask: Can the European Union survive?
Katrin BennholdExcited to take over The Daily for a week! I traveled across Europe with @lynsea and @claretoenis to better understand the rise of populism and what Europe means to Europeans today. Here’s the first episode: The Battle for Europe, Part 1
The artist Philipp Ruch built a section of the Holocaust memorial outside the bedroom window of a far-right politician, Björn Höcke. Now he is the subject of a state investigation.
Katrin BennholdA far-right politician calls the Holocaust Memorial a monument of shame.
An artist rebuilds part of it outside the politician's home.
The politician sues. The artist wins.
Now the prosecutor is investigating.
"Is there a political intention?" My report
Germany had already pulled back from its NATO spending target. Now it expects to fall below even that slimmed-down figure. The timing could not be worse.
Katrin Bennhold"You can't have it both ways." Germany likes to see itself as the defender of the multilateral order. But when it comes to burden-sharing -- whether in NATO or in the EU -- it doesn't put its money where its mouth is. My report
Germany is again divided between east and west. To understand why, it helps to look at eastern men, who lost their jobs, their country and their women.
Katrin Bennhold“If you get me a wife I will stop marching with the far right.” East German men were literally left behind after the wall fell — by their women. Is there a gender element to the rise of the AfD? I went to Saxony to find out
Katrin BennholdHello everyone, I wanted to share with you the most surprising findings from my recent reporting trips to East Germany. Is there a gender element to the rise of the far right? Thread