Tag Archives: Germany

The EU: Like Building a Cathedral

Will the “cathedral” – aka the EU – ever be completed? Is it worth the effort? Or might it fall down and bankrupt its builders?

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The Black Box of Executive Compensation

German companies need to do much more to live up to the transparency standards required by democracy in the age of globalization.

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Germany’s Past: From Shame to Fascination?

Not long ago, Germans shunned their country’s past. Now, it is popular.

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Should Germany Really Have to Spend More on Defense?

It is not on track to meet NATO commitments, but Germany argues it is paying in other ways.

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Trump and Germany: On Trade Imbalances and Exchange Rates

Germany should point out to Trump that it is his own irresponsible macroeconomic policies that make the dollar strong and the euro weak.

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Germany: Second Largest Foreign-Born Population

The U.S. still leads by a lot, but Germany holds second-place in the number of foreign-born residents.

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Why Angela Merkel Should Be Grateful to Donald Trump

With Merkel lacking both an agenda and a vision, the US push to deal with Germany’s eternal export surplus is a welcome impetus for long overdue domestic reforms.

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Stephan Richter on the Future of Security in Germany

Stephan Richter, editor-in-chief of the Globalist, talked with David Brancaccio, host of NPR’s Marketplace Morning Report, about the aftermath of the Berlin Christmas market attack.

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Audio Link of Stephan Richter’s NPR Interview

Stephan Richter interviewed by David Brancaccio on the future of security in Germany.

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From Democracy to Leakocracy: Germany the Next Target?

From Wikileaks to Leakocracy: How hackers, including from Russia, shape elections

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