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The Greens are showing signs of melting away - in Austria and Germany

In the Austrian National Council election on October 15, the "Young Greens" will no longer be on the list of their former parent party, but together with the Communist Party of Austria (KPÖ) as "KPÖ PLUS" - whereby the PLUS stands for "Platform independent and solidarity." should stand. The dispute between the former youth organization and the parent party had been going on for months and had not subsided even after the resignation of Federal Chairman Eva Glawischnig in May.

The "fault line" between the Austrian Greens and the Austrian Young Greens is not the only one, as the party conference at the weekend showed: There, Peter Pilz, who (alongside Herbert Fux and Alexander van der Bellen) probably the most internationally famous Austrian Green, was refused fourth place the Vienna National Council election list. Pilz was just as reluctant to get involved in one of the lower places in the list as he was in a preferential vote campaign, which is why he announced his temporary departure from the National Council.

Pilz is accused of "populism"

SPÖ parliamentary group leader Andreas Schieder immediately made the offer, through his revelations about the double pass affair (cf. scandal of illegal double nationalities) and the Eurofighter affair (cf. Austrian Defense Minister reports Airbus), to whom his green party friends accuse of "populism", to join the Social Democrats. There Pilz has already been thrown out by the Mayor of Vienna Michael Häupl - but Häupl could soon say goodbye to active politics himself. When asked about his plans for the future, Pilz himself said he had to first ask his wife whether he could retire at the age of 63.

The Austrian Greens completely left the Turkish political talent Efgani Dönmez. The former member of the Federal Council now criticizes the fact that his old party "mutates more and more into a sect" and is considered a candidate for a candidacy on the new list of Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz (cf. Kurz wants to tear down the "Austrian Wall"). He had previously drawn attention to a green "double standard", which meant that the Greens tolerated "national Islamist currents" that "chant 'We are Erdoğan soldiers'" on Vienna's streets.

Germany: Kretschmann vs. Hofreiter

In Germany, the conflicts among the Greens are not so obvious, but they are still recognizable. This was shown last week, among other things, by a secretly recorded video in which the Green Baden-Württemberg Prime Minister Winfried Kretschmann accuses the Green Bundestag parliamentary group leader Anton Hofreiter of the ban on new registrations of cars with internal combustion engines from 2030 onwards as an infrastructurally unrealistic pipe dream .

This conflict between Kretschmann and Hofreiter is an emanation of a deeper structural conflict among the Greens: First they were the party that wanted to replace atomic energy with other electricity suppliers. When the other parties said goodbye to atomic energy, the Greens found hair in the soup with practically all other energy supply options: coal combustion produces carbon dioxide, gas comes from the evil Russians, wind turbines could disturb birds and bats, pumped storage and overhead power lines the landscape, underground cables insect larvae and diesel engines (which were once praised as an economical alternative to gasoline engines) emit nitrogen oxides ... Because with this attitude not much energy is left, the more esoteric formula "The future is made of courage" has been agreed.

Ridicule and shouts of censorship

Another structural problem became apparent in the reactions to the speech by Tübingen Mayor Boris Palmer at the party conference on the weekend before last: When he stood up for freedom of expression there, he was booed and told to "shut up". This indicates that the former anti-establishment party has become an SJW party, which values ​​"Safe Spaces" for "Snowflakes" (which might be better off with therapists) than basic rights (cf. Der Irrweg der " Safe Spaces "). In Germany, the Greens with memes like "Stupidity has a color" have become as popular an object of mockery as SJWs in the USA. And they too respond with demands for repression and may not least be particularly loud in calling for social media censorship because they are so often annoyed there (see Greens: epitome of the uncool). (Peter Mühlbauer)

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