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English gives you confidence, Hochdeutsch or High German, on the other hand, does just the opposite

it is quite remarkable that even in the moment of unprecedented national uncertainty British MPs still manage to express their thoughts on international live TV without showing signs of distress, anguish or even panic. Watching their stellar performance we couldn’t help but ask ourselves if German MPs had kept a similar calm in the presence of international cameras, had it not been Britain’s fate that would be at stake here but Germany’s destiny instead? Continue reading

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Oh no, Michel Houellebecq dons a Yellow Vest too!

There is no denying that the free trade philosophy is in a difficult period at this time. Despite all its shortcomings, liberalism still deserves an extra chance. Continue reading

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In other (dramatic) news …

Who is going to beat Marine Le Pen in the French Presidential election of 2017 if M. Fillon should rest his candidacy? Continue reading

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Western Democracy 0 versus Asian Values 1

Britain’s vote to leave the European Union is a watershed moment not just for Europe Continue reading

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Next Stop the Republican Primary …. in France!

Tweet Dialogue with the Alter Ego on the Front National, Sarkozy and the next chapter of France’s struggle with the austerity and globalization Question by Alter Ego of Noah denkt™ (AE): The outcome of the recent regional elections in France … Continue reading

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Nobody wants to take the blame for a Grexit

Nobody wants to take the blame for a Grexit Continue reading

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The contagion risk of a later Grexit will only get worse

There is no viable substitute for dealing with the present Grexit pain here and now. Because things will only get worse as time goes by Continue reading

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Is there a correlation between suicide rates and austerity in Euroland?

It is not austerity politics but the inadequacy of the Euro for the Greek economy that accounts for the present rise in suicide rates in Greece. Continue reading

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Despite all the unease over austerity politics voters ultimately endorse it

The result of the 2015 regional elections in Italy is in line with that of the recent parliamentary elections in the UK and the regional elections in Spain where voters expressed their frustration over the pain of austerity politics but ultimately endorsed the latter for want of a better alternative Continue reading

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Another important chapter in the austerity revolution

The UK election of May 7 was first and foremost a national referendum on austerity politics. And in the confinement of their voting booth, voters probably realized that the tough cost cutting of the Cameron government is very likely the more responsible way to deal with the challenges of the future than the tax-and spend-approach that Labour and others were advocating for. Continue reading

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