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Why is there no socialism in the USA?

in History/Politics by
USA President Donald Trump.

The question has haunted scholars, socialists and socialist scholars for one and a half centuries. So we also give it a try (or eight).

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Reformation: true story or creation myth?

in History by
Luther statue at Our Lady Church in Dresden. (Photo: public domain)

As we rejoice over not having to go to work and put on our Halloween costumes, we’re also asked to remember a little something a famous local guy named Martin Luther did 500 years ago. But what we’re commemorating may not have taken place quite as promoted over the past centuries.

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Federal Elections 2017: party roll call

in Politics by
Test your German party knowledge and/or learn something new: Where do the political parties come from, what do they stand for, how many votes can they win? (Photo: public domain)

In total, no fewer than 42 parties are running for the Bundestag. How many of them have you heard of?

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Federal Elections 2017: the rundown

in Politics by
Everything you wanted to know about the German Federal Elections but were afraid to ask. (http://leipglo.com)

How does Germany’s political system work? How important are political parties in the election?

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Today – is it all we really have?

in Philosophies by

Had Death been roaming our city that night in search of a casual victim?

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On bad bread and “neoliberalism”

in Opinion/Society by

A “neoliberalism” that is neither new nor liberal? A reply to Harald Köpping.

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