31 January 2014

How Ukraine was brutalised by Brussels

Blundering EU officials ignited the violence in Kiev and beyond.

12 November 2009

Germany: still divided after all these years

The fall of the Berlin Wall, far from heralding a unified future, ushered in a new period of discord between west and east.

26 August 2005

Germany: have politicians lost their tongues?

Speechlessness and evasion mark the run-up to the German elections.

5 July 2005

Germany: the government defeats itself

The crisis of Gerhard Schröder's administration seems to have woken democracy from its slumber.

16 September 2004

Germany’s self-hating conservatives

Anti-modernism is gaining ground among the German right.

15 November 2001

'The one measure of true love is: you can insult the other'

The Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Zizek talks about subjectivity, multiculturalism, sex and terrorism.