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Anya Parampil reports on German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s announcement that she will not seek reelection, following a vote in the state of Hesse which saw her governing coalition suffer heavy losses, while the Green Party and anti-immigrant Alternative for Germany (AFD) Party saw their share of the vote rise. Die Linke, or Left Party, member Bijan Tavassoli joins Anya from Germany to discuss what’s driving Merkel’s unpopularity, as well as what the country’s changing political tide could mean for the European Union and NATO.
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