Tag: politics

6 quick thoughts & things I noticed

1 Internationally, Germany is often praised as an example of handling the coronavirus crisis well. In some aspects, that may have been true. In others, I have to say, I find it failing miserably: For a while, infection numbers slowed down, and certainly there are…

The last of the Zivis

Today, the last of the [Zivis][1] finished their [last day at work][2]. Calling this _The End of an Era_ wouldn’t be overstated: From 1973 to 2011 (today, actually), more than 2.7 million young men served in Germany. (More stats and [history in German on Wikipedia][3].)…