Gérard Bökenkamp, born 1980 in Western Germany, is a historian and publicist.
The filter bubble is not an invention of the online age, but an ancient German institution.
Immigration to Germany is concentrated primarily on the low-skilled, because they do not appear at all as serious competitors for the left-liberal middle class.
Naivety and goodness of heart often go together, as do cynicism and intelligence. It's the balance between these two extremes that matters.
Politicians often agree on slick soundbites to create a good image, trusting that no one will be so foolish as to follow through what they have decided to the very last consequence.
The controversy surrounding two German soccer players with Turkish roots reveals that sport is an expression of identity.