Regions / Germany
Angela Merkel's reelection in Germany means austerity reigns for now, but there is at least a silver lining.
Third Generation East is an organization in Germany devoted to helping young people who are wrestling with the legacy of East Germany.
The former East Germany's Stasi used similar justifications as the U.S. for total surveillance.
When the Berlin Wall fell, squat culture expanded as Berliners took over abandoned properties in East Berlin.
Emphasis, as always, added.
Despite its triumphalism, the GDR museum in Berlin suggests that reunification remains an unfinished business.
"Soldaten: On Fighting, Killing, and Dying" demonstrates the Wehrmacht's acquiescence to Third Reich atrocities.
The Spanish bailout is yet another witches brew of cutbacks, layoffs, and austerity.
The Nazis coopted the narrative form and turned it into propaganda.
Can the Social Democrats shape a more positive vision for Germany's relationship with Europe?