On the Death of Siegfried Lenz ? ?You have to justify your life?

Siegfried Lenz, one of the great writers of German post-war literature is dead. He died on 7 October 2014, surrounded by his family. He was 88 years old.... more more

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The new wretched of the earth

from 21.10.2005

On February 21, 2005, the New York Times ran a lead article with the title "More Africans Enter U.S. Than in Days of Slavery". The comparison is not only offensive (to put it mildly), it is dangerous. It confirms the feeling that the West has become a receptacle for the rest of the world's misery ...

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