Tag Archives: Angela Merkel

Human Flow

German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, and head of the Bavarian CSU, Horst Seehofer, have agreed to cap the annual number of refugees at 200,000. As the Guardian comments, the “refugee cap deal is widely being interpreted as mainstream conservatives yielding to … Continue reading

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The Real Power of Satire

Thank you Jan Böhmermann! The German comedian is now being threatened with prosecution. That has Turkish President and wannabe sultan, notorious Islamist Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, demanded. Böhmermann had made clear, in sort of poem which was broadcast in his late-night show … Continue reading

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When Angela Merkel Changed Her Mind

In July last year, German Chancellor Angela Merkel shocked the public with a cold-hearted response to a Palestinian refugee girl who expressed (go to 0:30), in perfect German after having lived there for four years, her wish for a normal … Continue reading

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German Parliament’s Board of Inquiry – A Charade

Glenn Greenwald has declined to testify for the German Parliament’s Board of Inquiry which is supposed to clarify extent and background of foreign espionage, in particular that of NSA after Edward Snowden’s leak. “I am very supportive of any attempt … Continue reading

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Who Else?

After having delayed for more than a week a much awaited The Intercept publication on who has been unlawfully spied on surveilled by NSA, yesterday’s revelation by Glenn Greenwald and Murtaza Hussain that it is five prominent American Muslim is … Continue reading

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