Their parents grew up in a Germany divided against itself but on a continent coming together after mind-boggling violence. Their older cousins went to university and started working in the 1990s, a holiday from history as the economy became global, and powerful countries mostly got along.
"Young and to the Left? Not in Germany, Where the Merkel Generation Prefers an Old Hand." is from the September 22, 2017 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Isaac Stanley-Becker and Rick Noack and narrated by Jenny Hoops.