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Dark clouds above Mount Olympus

5 May, 2010 (13:51) | abroad, economy | By: Aerar

(German version published on 26 February, 2010) Some people in Greece currently are very angry with Germany. The ostensible cause is a a picture on the title of the Munic news magazine “Focus”, which shows the Venus von Milo with an erected middle finger beside the text “deceiver in the Euro-Family” (German) The reactions on […]

What can be saved after the Swiss minaret referendum?

25 March, 2010 (16:14) | abroad | By: Aerar

(German version published on 01 December, 2009) Now the Swiss have really done it (German) and with a majority of 57% (German) they voted against the construction of new minarets. While this makes European right wings happy (German), there of course also are the first protest notes of the islamic world (German). But it would […]

Minaret poll

24 March, 2010 (20:18) | abroad, law & order, media | By: Aerar

(German version published on 01 December, 2009) Online polls are a simple and quick possibility to create a set of opinions from a large amount of people. But in case those polls are open, they suffer two drawbacks which limit their credibility. On the one hand the group of people participating is no neutral group […]

Three Strikes… and Jung is out

10 March, 2010 (22:57) | abroad, economy, federal states, media, particulars, political trade | By: Aerar

(German version published on 27 November, 2009) Currently there are some things which are happening in politics and some themes which already have been  discussed before have been decided now. Therefore most topics have already been dealt with intensely so beside of a short statement I rather link to articles I read somewhere else. (In […]

Boom: unstoppable

26 November, 2008 (12:12) | abroad, economy, finance, media, series | By: Aerar

It is irresponsible how some media try to stop the boom. Two days ago a poll on the economic situation (german) has been published, which stated that one third of all companies would consider to reduce the number of jobs. What was not mentioned in the titles or in some articles left totally unmentioned was […]

Boom: cash flow

24 November, 2008 (15:29) | abroad, economy, series | By: Aerar

There is no end of the good news worldwide. After the USA now Great Britain (german) and China (german) are setting massive impulses for development. Alone the German government is standing back (german). By maybe it’s just a good sign and there is only fear to overheat the market with another program. Also the pessimists […]

Boom: new jobs

23 November, 2008 (16:11) | abroad, economy, series | By: Aerar

The boom will now create new Jobs in the USA. The designated president Barack Obama has announced a an economic program to create another 2,5 million jobs (german). This is not only the double amount of jobs which has been lost in the so called financial crisis. If the German government will get the idea […]

Boom: economic leaders

22 November, 2008 (14:44) | abroad, economy, particulars, series | By: Aerar

The economy is booming. In the near future a long and solid boom can’t be stopped. If you don’t jump on the train now you will loose contact very soon. And especially the train service has set the basics for future development. The management will abdicate higher salaries in the next year (german). This will […]

Only one vote per person

30 September, 2008 (22:14) | abroad, elections, federal states, political trade | By: Aerar

Following an article in heise online (german) there were problems again in connection with the so called “e-voting” (making votes by using a special computerterminal) in the communal election in Brandenburg. It seems that a problem was the dangerous blind confidence of the canvessers and their heads. Especially since the legendary “Nedap-Hack” (german) where an […]

Elect differently

26 September, 2008 (17:43) | abroad, elections | By: Aerar

Actually we have enough elections on our own and with the election in Bayern the next one is about to come this weekend already. But we can not totally ignore the election of the new president in the USA as the political future there will have deep impact on german politics as well. If you […]