Over 20,000 infected, 70 dead: that’s Germany’s corona record. Virologists advise social distancing, governments and administrations have responded. Shops, cinemas, bars and restaurants are closed. Thousands are working from home. Chancellor Angela Merkel also advised social distancing in one of her rare TV speeches to the Germans. However, far too many Germans ignore the advice given by physicians and politicians. That is why Germany is likely to put the brakes on in the foreseeable future, like Italy, Spain and France before. Some federal states, including Bavaria, are already responding with restraints for social life.
You don’t believe in the scientific consensus of the man made climate change? Then your political stronghold in Germany is right-wing populist party Alternative fÃ¼r Deutschland (AfD). AfD politician Beatrix von Storch said on the popular german video podcast Jung & Naiv, global warming was a matter Continue reading
A video on youtube still keeps german government party Christian Democratic Union (CDU) under pressure, over a week after their disastrous result in the election for the European Parliament. German Youtube Star Rezo had published a video with the title “The Destruction of Continue reading
This is the start of my english Blog. It took me some time to take this challenge. But better late than never at all, as they say in Germany. Please correct me, if you encounter faults or mistakes and have fun reading my notes on things going on in a country, that is not always a joy to love.