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 poor want up but the rich don't want down

from 05.12.2005

Forty years ago, Ralf Dahrendorf published his classic book "Society and Democracy in Germany". The first chapter is titled "The German Question". In it he writes, "Many people in Germany believe that the only German question of importance is how to 'patch together' as fast as possible our country that is 'split in three'". The rest ...

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