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Herrenchiemsee Castle, Bavaria

Protecting the Citizens’ Sovereignty

After WWII, the United States re-educated the Germans to value democracy, freedom, and the rule of law. Establishing the Bundesverfassungsgericht in Karlsruhe was an integral part of this re-educational process
World trade poster

Starting Globalization 2.0

Nothing has changed the world in our time as dramatically as globalization. When the “Washington Consensus” of the early 1990s called for free trade on a global scale, deregulation, and privatization, enormous forces were unleashed
Situation in Hellersdorf

Asyl in Deutschland

Seit in diesem Sommer die ersten Flüchtlinge aus Syrien in das neue Asylbewerberheim einzogen, ist Hellersdorf, Berlin nicht mehr zur Ruhe gekommen.
Hartmut Bomhoff

Bomhoff Recommends: Take a Closer Look

The Arab Spring has encouraged new fundamentalism rather than serious moves towards negotiations, and the Middle East is becoming increasingly ethno-centered.
New Turkish Protest Model

Passive Resistance as Democratic Role Model

A new protest form which emerged in Istanbul's Taksim Square has gripped the imaginations of protestors and people around the world and can serve as a democratic role model for the region.