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  • No. 10 - October-November 2019

    The German "Climate"

    For weeks, the Berlin government's "climate" measures have outraged the public by their "half-heartedness," "lack of courage," and "indifference," and it is also reported in the rest of Europe, because of its tenacious insistence on maintaining its pollutant industrial policy. Others also have reckless industrial policies. However, Germany is the world's fourth largest economic power – with a per capita carbon dioxide rate higher than China's per capita rate. more…

  • No. 9 - September 2019

    Fighting for Germany

    Recently a party represented in the German parliament (Bundestag) published its program for the military. The program is not secret. The voters going to the polls in 2 German states on September 1 could know this program. Up to 28 percent of the voters have chosen the party with this program. It wants to further militarize Germany. more…

  • No. 8 - July-August 2019

    War against China

    There is a reflex in Europe that is detrimental to China. It is the downside of the respectful awe at China's vastness, its size, its culture, and statehood. By comparison, Europe appears tiny. The comparison mitigates the error of being incomparable. China is greater. more…

  • No. 7 - June 2019

    The EU – a “Union of Values”?

    Before and after the EU-elections: When the election posters have been taken down and the election commercials are forgotten, what will be left of the promises the EU and its supporters made? Will the EU now become a "union of values"? more…

  • No. 6 - May 2019

    May '45: Liberation...

    Seventy years ago, when the US film director Billy Wilder was shooting a film in the ruins of a vanquished Nazi Germany, Marlene Dietrich dazzled in her shady role as an apparently converted "Frollein," flirting with the US occupiers. more…

  • No. 5 - April 2019

    Go Vote?

    What should we vote for, in the shadow of the eagle, to give the European Parliament a new democratic mandate? more…

  • No. 4 - March 2019

    Founding Act for Europe: Pančevo

    In the spring of 1941, the German eagle flew over the Alps and dug its talons into Pančevo. Yugoslavia was under attack. more…

  • No. 3 - February-March 2019

    The trauma that kills

    There is a German professional group that deserves more attention from all of us – in any case, more than it gets from its employer. more…

  • No. 2 - February 2019

    "Germany is Our Problem"

    As of late, Germany has cast the shadow of the eagle over the entire globe. more…

  • No. 1 - January 2019

    Worried About Germany

    You probably all know the German eagle. Today, it can even be seen on flagpoles in the front yards of private homes. more…