Criticising the German Greens is like shooting fish in a barrel, but why bother? The answer is simple: the party has successfully spread confusion amongst environmentalists and anti-nuclear campaigners.

The media weren't happy with the second convention of the German Greens, held in eastern Berlin May 15-17. "Beer and sausage are preferable to sharp discussion", was the comment of one local journalist.

COLOGNE — Boring! Ordinary! Productive! These were three of the words most used to describe the second leg of the first all-German Green Party's "Neumünster" congress, held here June 8-9.


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