To provide Germany with proper orientation in times of historic misses, the German Chancellor has to show a lot more courage. All parties have a lot of explaining to do.
The World and Russia After Putin
Even if Russia were to still “win” the war, it will lose the peace. Regime change in Russia is not on the official agenda of the Western Alliance, but it seems a likely result.
German Chancellor Scholz´s Churchill Moment?
Reflections on a speech by Olaf Scholz that might have moved Germany from a Putin enabler to a leading democratic force in Europe.
Europe’s New Hitler: Another Psychopath at Work
Vladimir Putin is a murderous despot: Why the West’s response to Russia’s brutal invasion of Ukraine matters. And why we must deal firmly with his European enablers.
Klaus Schwab and the World Economic Forum Run Away from Their Past
We are no fans of neo-liberalism. But look who is now suddenly disavowing it.
Merkel’s EU China Policy: Double Crossing Joe Biden
Surprisingly, Germany’s veteran Chancellor is replicating Gerhard Schröder’s moves to poison the transatlantic relationship — in her case by eagerly doing China’s bidding inside the EU.
Mark Zuckerberg: Lindsey Graham’s Improbable Twin
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is spineless and acts irresponsible for commercial reasons, except for brief moments.
2021: The Year of the Great Appreciation
Not a New Year’s prediction, but looking at the rays of hope that could re-energize us all.
Joe Biden and His Inner FDR
Before the election, Joe Biden was probably inclined to morph into a modern-day Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Can he still?
The Rise and Fall of Diego Maradona: A True Symbol of Argentina
Why Maradona’s life and death has reverberated throughout the world.