Culture

Young migrants:
Fighting the ‘Potato Culture’
AKA 'The Germans'

Some migrants, and some Germans with migrant background, believe they are owed positive discrimination.

Mindset control in the asylum crisis:
Rape Victim’s Fear of Being Stigmatized as Nazis
How long can a society put up with that?

Requesting to treat the “terrible situation” with respect and to trust that the judiciary will ensure justice sounds almost like mockery.

Report from the Tourism Fair ITB:
It's Over
The hall erupted with applause

A friend feels nauseous regarding the behavior of his fellow human beings.

International Women’s Day:
Some Bad and Some Good News on the Holiday
Havana. Pyongyang. Berlin.

There are countless designated special UN days in support of even the most ridiculous causes.

False narrative about ‘elites vs. the left-behind’:
Fake Globalists
It’s easy to be post-national while being drip-fed by the state

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.

‘Climate Greta’:
Beware of False Prophets
The current civil religion has found an idol for itself

Criticising the Swedish girl is sacrilege for some.

Life and all that:
Calendar Mottos and Other Random Pearls of Wisdom
A kind of literary fruit salad

Only a temporary life offers the possibility to value anything at all.

Prestigious prize:
Hans-Hermann Hoppe wins Roland Baader Award 2019
Thanks to the interdisciplinary academic, the Austrian School of Economics is taking root in Europe

The creator of the Property and Freedom Society reaches a large audience beyond academic circles.

Endangered gestures:
Singing While You Work
For rhythmical co-ordination and other reasons

Today, we listen to Spotify instead . . .

Dangerous do-gooders:
Moral Supremacy
Moral competence only emerges through voluntary assumption of responsibility

'Moral supremacy' is dangerous and stupid.

‘The Atoners’:
Psychoses in the Emotionally Guided Hippie State
Germany today suffers under “moralistic infantilization”

Baby boomers in charge of Germany today display a worrying lack of maturity in intellect and character.

Endangered gestures:
Airing Clothes
No more need for purification

Silent witnesses of nocturnal escapades are disappearing from view.

A German diary:
Lifeless Train Chatter
Scared of the AfD, scared of migrants, scared of life

A bizarre real life scene, reflecting the cultural and intellectual ossification in Germany.

Freiburg and the dimension of sexual violence:
Defenseless Prey
The majority of Germans don’t understand their situation

Perpetrators present themselves and conquerors.

‘Grand Prize for SMEs’:
Celebrating Entrepreneurial Success
An all too rare event in Germany

The contrast between the consistently observable lack of vanity of the participants on the one hand and the excellence of their work on the other could hardly have been greater.

New private college in France:
ISSEP – The Academic Counter Revolution
Hotbed of a reverse cultural revolution

Western society is at a dead end. Time to turn back, says Marion Maréchal. The ex-politician has founded a college whose mottos are ‘excellence,’ ‘ethics,’ ‘responsibility,’ ‘rootedness’ and ‘commitment to the service of others and one's own country.’

Endangered gestures:
Grinding Coffee
Turning the crank liberates thoughts

What do you do if you run out of coffee in a village which has not seen a Nespresso maker yet? Help is at hand. Literally.

Belief in community after abolishing God:
Are We a People?
And if so: what sort?

Without belief in God, we become just a welfare-state people.

A German diary:
Auschwitz as Opportunity
Pretending to be gay and a compulsory blood spider

Observing the moral landscape of millennials.

'Hunchback' musical in Stuttgart:
How the Arts are Contributing to Brainwashing
Criticism contravened the guidelines

Audience reaction to political indoctrination is not always positive.

Traveling through the American West:
It Stinks in LA and San Francisco
However, in the end the US might be less threatened by decline than old Europe

Culturally, the US are more divided than Europe. And less.

Endangered gestures:
Turning One’s Hat at the Brim
A suitably protective convention

Individual replacements become pitfalls.

Central banking system:
How Monetary Absurdity Has Become the New Normal
In the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is king

Financial illiteracy aiding and abetting the proliferation of catastrophic monetary policies.

Communication in the Internet era:
The Challenge of Information Overreach
When spreading opinions tips the emotional balance of the masses

We all must learn that our opinions may be flawed.