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Stephen Milder is an Assistant Professor of European Politics and Society at the University of Groningen and a Research Fellow at the Rachel Carson Center in Munich. He is the author of Greening Democracy: The Antinuclear Movement in West Germany and Beyond, 1968-1983.
The Greens are on track to become Germany’s second strongest party. For many, this is proof that abandoning radicalism was the right choice, but a new novel offers valuable insights into why it should be recovered.