The SPD is in government with Angela Merkel again after signing a coalition deal. But life has been harder for the social democrats.
The reality is that Bill Shorten is, in many ways, a garden-variety centre-left leader.
Labour movements on both sides of the Atlantic have a rich history that's worth rereading now.
In order to tackle inequality, we need to understand what drives resistance to it and government responsiveness.
Ecuador's president, Lenin Moreno, has been flirting with conservatives. Beyond irking his base, it has also lead to mass resignations and Twitter battles with his powerful left-wing predecessor.
Can Andrés Manuel López Obrador, Mexican politics' long-time left-wing rabble rouser, finally win the presidency?
Social democratic parties across the continent are struggling for different reasons. They can learn from each other to bounce back.
Recent elections in Latin America have suggested a retreat from left-wing politics and populist leaders. But results from Ecuador's 2017 presidential election suggest otherwise.
University professionals have a mix of views – just like the rest of society.
We know where Jeremy Corbyn stands on certain issues, but where is the vision? What are the ideas?