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.

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.