Maximilian Georg

A lady, a piano & the classical music “cage”

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With classical musicians held to such strict rules and standards today, we may want to choose to simply sit back, relax and not pick apart minute details of their concerts - since, according to our reviewer, they'll almost certainly be good anyway.

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Buckingham Palace sold; royals forced out

Can we blame the Russians for this one, too?

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Why is there no socialism in the USA?

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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?

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 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

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

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