The narrative of Germany as a neutral force, constrained by history to avoid conflict and maintain dialogue, ignores the realpolitik underlying the decision to continue with Nord Stream 2. But why is it so difficult for politicians to admit that Nord Stream 2 is in their perceived national self-interest?
On March 17, 2021, the German public broadcaster ZDF's program “Frontal21” aired a documentary about the construction of Tesla’s Gigafactory in Grünheide (Brandenburg). In short: It was biased.
Hong Kong is at the mercy of the People's Republic of China - democratic aspirations have failed. Considering the scale of the tragedy, the response in the global west is disappointing; downright outrageous. This is why we have to remember Hong Kong.
The relentless crackdown on peaceful protests proves once again: the authoritarian spirit of the Kremlin dominates Russia. The protesters deserve and need our support - Russian pipelines as well as Putin and his oligarchs do not. The fight for freedom and human rights does not end at national borders.