She’s been in power for 16 years, leading one of Europe’s most powerful nations.
But Chancellor Angela Merkel’s term has come to an end.
Voters now have a clear choice – continue along Merkel’s pragmatic policies, OR turn Left, and giver her party’s rivals a chance to govern.
Last month’s devastating floods have put the issue of climate change front and centre.
Nearly 200 people were killed in the worst disaster to hit the nation in decades.
So, how will the outcome of this election shape Europe’s largest economy?
Presenter: Nastasya Tay
Mona El Omari – Writer and Activist focusing on social justice.
Ulrich Brueckner, Political Analyst and Professor of Political Science at Stanford University in Berlin.
Ulrike Franke – Senior Policy Fellow at European Council on Foreign Relations.