The German View: Why it is a blessing that Stauffenberg failed on July 20, 1944

July 20, 1944 is one of Germany’s fateful days: the assassination attempt carried out by Stauffenberg and his allies fails. And that is just good. Although Germany was already almost hopelessly weakened militarily, it was still undefeated. The belief in the miracle weapons was there with many, parts of the people prepared for total war.… Continue reading The German View: Why it is a blessing that Stauffenberg failed on July 20, 1944

Fridays for Future and the Reemtsma family – or why Luisa Neubauer should be transparent here

Luisa Neubauer is now the face of Fridays for Future in Germany. In addition to her, we’ve been hearing more about Carla Reemtsma lately. When I searched for her on Google, I found out that Carla is supposed to be Luisa’s cousin. And both are said to come from the Reemtsma family – yes, exactly… Continue reading Fridays for Future and the Reemtsma family – or why Luisa Neubauer should be transparent here

My thoughts on the Paris attacks

Commentary by Diana Assad-Hashem. Since Friday’s attack in my mother’s home country of France, I have been trying to make sense, if you can make any when tragedy strikes again. I have been touched by the outpouring support everyone has shown to France and standing in solidarity by changing one’s profile picture to the tricolor.… Continue reading My thoughts on the Paris attacks