Tag Archives: Germany

How Angela Merkel Inspires the Japanese

Germany has always been an inspiration to Japan since the country opened itself up. These days, it may be Angela Merkel and her brand of leadership that inspires Japan the most.

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Germany’s Special Responsibility for Hong Kong

Why we must defend Hong Kong’s freedom like West Berlin’s in its day.

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Merkel’s European Legacy

In the twilight of her career, will the German chancellor manage to produce a grand European compromise between the Northern “frugals” and the Southerners?

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US: A Country Rooted in Unfairness

The COVID 19 pandemic is highlighting U.S. shareholder capitalism’s gross inequities.

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In Charts: WW2

A collection of charts, graphs and maps exploring the Second World War.

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May 8, 1945 Remembered: VE Day @ 75

Our best articles on the significance, the human toll and the consequences of the Second World War.

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In Charts: Berlin

A collection of charts, graphs and maps exploring Berlin.

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Letter from Berlin: Wealth and Worry

Germans worry about not getting things right. What has happened to Germany’s much-vaunted German efficiency?

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Merkel vs. Bertolt Brecht: The Coronavirus and the Three Penny Opera

In her management of the Coronavirus crisis, Angela Merkel is making a big bet against the German playwright Bertolt Brecht and his “Three Penny Opera.”

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Coronavirus: What Does Merkel Know That Macron Doesn’t?

Angela Merkel is acting – though definitely not looking – like a flower power girl from California. Focused on consensus, not leadership, she believes in human goodness.

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