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Die Tageszeitung

Lessons of the Berlin Wall's Forgotten Aftermath

Tim Stone | Posted 02.23.2017 | World
Tim Stone

Though the Wende, or "Change," freed the East German people from over forty years of Stalinist dictatorship, remembering the forgotten side of German unification -- when right-wing hooligans waged thousands of attacks on defenseless foreigners -- provides a cautionary tale of failed leadership.

PHOTO: Newspaper's Scorching Front Page About Iraq

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 06.13.2014 | Media

As the debate heats up over the unfolding crisis in Iraq, one German newspaper took a decidedly pointed approach to things in its Friday front page. ...

Giant Penis Sparks Bizarre Media War Between Berlin's Bild And "Taz" Papers

Der Spiegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Four decades ago, the mass-circulation tabloid Bild did its best to squelch the 1968 student movement in Berlin. This year, the German capital has see...

"Uncle Barack's Cabin": Why We Must Repudiate the Ugly Racial Undercurrents of the Campaign

Menachem Rosensaft | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Menachem Rosensaft

This offensive German headline is a warning to us here in the US. The bigots will exploit every slimy racist undercurrent in a desperate effort to keep Obama out of the White House.