Two decades – in Search of a Way Forward in Germany

The article presents the social-political background – from the reunification of Germany to the present day – on which the spectacular success of The Left (Die Linke) is based. According to the author, the emergence of The Left in Germany shows that similar developments would also be desirable in Hungary – as well as in other countries of Europe – even if, in the given political situation, its role would be limited to being only "a moderating force".