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Germany's Complex, Tumultuous History

Rick Steves | Posted 08.28.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

I'm just wrapping up three weeks of filming in Germany, and I'm impressed by the souvenirs of its tumultuous history. Doing TV shows on Frankfurt, Nürnberg, Dresden, Leipzig, and Hamburg, you can't avoid the flip side of Germany's greatness.

Nazi Parade Ground and the Stink of German Urine

Rick Steves | Posted 08.18.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

I've left England and have made my way to Germany, where I'm filming new TV shows for our upcoming season. And my first stop is a beautiful town with ...

Cheerio to England, Guten Tag to Deutschland

Rick Steves | Posted 08.18.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

Thanks for traveling with me so far on my trip. I'm coming down the home stretch in my 2015 travels, with one final leg. I'm saying cheerio to England...

Guantanamo: It's About Us

Shannyn Moore | Posted 07.12.2013 | Politics
Shannyn Moore

Our country's founding principles of habeus corpus were in a direct response to the "lock them away in the Tower" abuses in Britain. We were going to be different. Oh, I know Guantanamo isn't on American soil, but our flag flies over that prison -- the same one we pledge "liberty and justice for all" to.

Africa and the International Criminal Court: Is Global Justice Blind?

Michelle Chen | Posted 12.10.2011 | World
Michelle Chen

When several prominent Kenyans appeared before the ICC recently, they were judged by a legal standard that no one should be above. But to critics, the court itself isn't above politics that too often get in the way of real justice.

Friday Talking Points [36] -- End The Media's Pro-McCain Bias! Now!!

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Chris Weigant

McCain has joked that the media is "his base" of support. It was a funny line, but there is a truth at its core: the media has been hard on Obama but unbelievably light on McCain. And this has to stop. Now.