Thorsten Hinz

Thorsten Hinz, born 1962 in Mecklenburg, East-Germany, studied German in Leipzig. He is a freelance author in Berlin (writing for the ‘Junge Freiheit,’ amongst others). In 2004 he was awarded the Gerhard-Löwenthal-Preis for journalists.

US leaving the UNHRC:
Trump as a Chance for Germany
Germans can now ignore the human rights council when setting their immigration policy

Without the weight of the US backing the UN Human Rights Council, countries are liberated from its hyper-morality.

Hope in Eastern Europe:
Will the Old Cold War Divide Save the Continent?
The only option we’re left with

In the face of massive non-European immigration in the west, the region's cultural identity could be maintained east of the river Elbe.

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.