Wednesday, 16. January 2019

politics

Germany planning to open more unisex bathrooms while the US lags behin...

While the US continues to debate the option of creating a unisex bathroom that caters to transgender people, the Berlin justice ministry is on their way to opening up government bu...

Hamburg to host the Global Citizen Festival this summer

The Global Citizen Festival is heading to Hamburg this summer, right ahead of the G20 Summit. What is Global Citizen? Global citizen is a social action platform made of citizens ...

Hulot is France’s new environmental minister – what does this mean for...

The new French president caused a stir in the corporate community when he appointed France’s most famous environmental activist (and starch opponent of nuclear power, pesticides an...

Flexible homie offers temporary pop-up homes for refugees

Germany has struggled to integrate the flood of more than one million refugees that poured into the county in the past few years. One of the biggest issues was: where should they l...

A sigh of relief for the EU as Macron wins French election

If the EU could talk, it would have firmly said “whew” following the success of centralist candidate Emmanuel Macron in the recent French presidential elections. https://www.ins...

Media outlets say Chechen gays are disappearing – and the authorities ...

According to multiple media outlets there has been a wide-scale detention of gay men in Chechnya. This includes the arrests of roughly 100 gay men and 3 confirmed murders by police...

Right-wing AfD to meet in Cologne this weekend

Germany’s anti-immigration AfD party will hold a congress this weekend in Cologne. The aim is to find unity in the increasingly divided party. The gathering is expected to bring 50...

AfD losing support, SPD on the rise, but Merkel still ahead by a nose,...

With Germany’s upcoming elections the far-right AfD is seeing its worst poll results since 2015. This is welcome news to German chancellor Angela Merkel, who is running to keep her...

In Germany, right-wing extremism is on the rise – and increasingly vio...

Throughout the world, the right-wing extremist movement is on the rise. Germany is no exception. German media reports that there is not only more right-wing extremist than the prev...

Proposed German Autobahn toll angers neighboring countries

The autobahn is about to get a little more expensive. Germany’s government has approved plan to place tolls on the previously free autobahn. Some neighboring countries – such as A...

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