H.L Mencken’s reputation as an independent-minded journalist rests on his lampooning of American politicians, and his championship of, but not political sympathies with dissidents prosecuted and deported by the American government during World War I.
While the world remembers the Jewish Holocaust, it has almost totally forgotten the other Holocausts.
ON New Year’s Eve, in the shadow of Cologne’s cathedral, crowds of North African and Middle Eastern men accosted women out for the night’s festivities. They surrounded them, groped them, robbed them. Two women were reportedly raped.
Germany’s political stability and economic sway have until recently earned Chancellor Angela Merkel unprecedented global influence and power.
Postwar Germany has become the financial powerhouse of Europe and a model nation. Give credit to German hard work and competency for the country’s continuing economic miracle.
European media and policymakers have correctly realized that the present refugee crisis is an enormous challenge to the assumptions that have guided the continent for decades, to the point of potentially breaking the European Union. But apparently they still are not prepared to confront the specifically religious revolution now under way.
The Nuremberg trials of the Nazi leadership sparked a new era of international law and cooperation. They were founded on the London Charter, a visionary statute signed by the Allies on August 8, 1945.
Answering questions from YouTube users, German Chancellor Angela Merkel stuck to her rejection of gay marriage and marijuana use. Many users criticized her interviewer, German YouTube star LeFloid, for being too mild.
The question of how to vote in Greece’s eurozone referendum has split Nobel economists. Joseph Stiglitz and Christopher Pissarides jointly called for debt relief earlier, but now come out on different sides of the issue.