The once “strong tiger” of the German economy might be crumbling. For decades, the Made in Germany strategy pursued by successive governments suggested high quality goods worth paying for. Systemic faultlines, structural conservatism and policies of privatisation have created new lines of conflict domestically. Why this is bad also for the rest of Europe and the world explains Professor Peter Herrmann.Read more “Made in Germany or Made for Germany?”
by Seán Byers & Stiofán Ó Nuallaín
Read more “Borders have history”
Borders are scratched across the hearts of menMarya Mannes, Subverse: Rhymes for Our Times, 1959
By strangers with a calm, judicial pen
And when the borders bleed we watch with dread
The lines of ink across the map turn red.