Concealed Censorship:
A Castle Called Google
A Kafkasque Dialog

The author tried to find out why some websites had suddenly disappeared from Google News. The answers he received in his dialog with the internet giant are reminiscent of the bizarre short stories of the great novelist Franz Kafka. A reputable company that has written openness and transparency on its banners doesn’t act with such trickery and deviousness. Or does it?

Education policy:
Development of Schools Without State Would Have Been Possible
The Legacy of August Hermann Francke

In retrospect, Francke's apolitical attitude is staggering and, transposed to the modern day, quite revolutionary.

European criticism of Trump:
Loser Leaders and Carefree Rogues
Mass immigration will put an end to efficiency

Donald Trump has told European leaders that they are unable to protect their continent, neither from Islamic terrorism nor from the seizure of land by Africans and people from the Middle East, and the assembled loser leaders are angry.

Violence in France and Migration into Europe:
Peace Doves Grilled on the Barricades
The Fist Replaces the Referral Notification

If Europe, her borders, her values and her legal system do not physically resist this challenge, it will also mentally implode.

Earth Day:
Day of Global Gaga
On Lenin's birthday a day of struggle against capitalism

Like so much in this field, the official German Earth Day website is not only unintentionally funny, but also completely off the mark.

The Film ‘Inglorious Basterds’:
Kosher Revenge Porn
On revoking the mourning's solidarity with the dead

There is a sinister reason for the movie’s popularity in Germany. Here, the living have revoked a fundamental solidarity with the dead. A solidarity exemplified by ancient Greek dramatic heroine Antigone.

Election in Germany 2017:
Insurgent AfD Wins Gold
But not even they will stop our ‘creeping socialism’

What do the results of the recent elections in Germany mean? Who is the real winner? And who the real loser?

Libertarian observations at the tail end of the Merkel era.