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Pressure Will Be Released (One Way Or Another)

Poland suffered massively and horrifically at the hands of Germany in WWII, the Soviet Union finally drove the Nazis out of the country in 1944. By the late 1970s, however, Polish resentment against and dislike of the Soviet Union was … Continue reading

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What I’m watching: Non-threatening Germans Edition

“Why is it so addictive!” asks one youtube commenter. “What a nice guy!” writes another. “Susane looks so good and always pays a fair price! Respect.” Other comments are dedicated to endlessly repeated in-jokes. “Dr Ratzpappelzapabellapapelazeppal” “The intern is at … Continue reading

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My German Problem and Ours

If you live in Europe you have to spend time thinking about Germany. It’s the largest (in population) country and unquestioned economic motor of the whole EU…. and it’s just not a normal country, there I said it. The German … Continue reading

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Babylon Berlin or How Much Worse Could Things Get, Anyway?

One of the weird things about general life and culture in modern Europe is the absolute dominance of Germany in economic and (slightly less) political terms and the absolute gaping hole that is modern German art. Over the last twenty … Continue reading

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The Perils of Trusting People

This is what happens when a high trust society lets in a bunch of low trust migrants. A society’s level of social trust is the percentage of people who believe that most people can be trusted, that they’re not out … Continue reading

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Low Threshold for Success?

I just had a horrible, horrible thought. Last year’s New Year’s Eve in Germany thousands of (mostly German) women were sexually assaulted by the Merkeljugend (unvetted pseudo-refugees who flooded into the country upon Angela’s invitation). This year they have beefed-up … Continue reading

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