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A crackdown on insults, hate speech, and misinformation punishes dissenters who express themselves in ways that offend government officials.
A new PBS series underscores the long, deadly shadow cast by xenophobia, antisemitism, and restrictive immigration laws.
A new PBS series by Ken Burns argues xenophobia, the Great Depression, incredulity toward the media, and State Department antisemitism combined to keep Jewish refugees out of America.
It would be far easier to prosecute sex trafficking if voluntary sex work were legal.
If Japan can get over its anti-nuclear Fukushima freak out, then the rest of the world should too.
Leaving the country dependent on Russian natural gas was not too smart.
Strongly held wishes and pixie dust won’t deliver a green utopia.
Several German states have announced they will prosecute those who publicly display the letter Z in support of Russia.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has barred men aged 18-60 from leaving the country.
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Nuclear power wasn’t green enough for German leaders, so now they depend on energy from Russia.
Teutonic carbon dioxide emissions and electricity prices are projected to increase as a result.
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We can't afford to keep funding defense contractors' cost overruns.
The nonbinding ballot initiative encourages the city government to expropriate roughly 15 percent of the city's rental housing stock.
Americans oppose restrictions, but report feeling less free to speak about political matters.
"The true number of infected people worldwide may already have reached several tens of millions," two University of Gottingen researchers say.
Good news from a population screening study
Germany's crude case fatality rate is currently less than 1 percent, compared to 1.8 percent in the U.S., 6.4 percent in the U.K., and 11.4 percent in Italy.
As Opioid Prescriptions Surged in Germany, Opioid Addiction Held Steady, While Opioid-Related Deaths Fell
The data reinforce the point that there is no straightforward relationship between pain pill consumption and overdoses.
Trump could destroy American jobs and America's relationship with Germany at the same time.
But many of the Alternative for Deutschland's leaders have questionable track records when it comes to anti-Semitism.
Apparently, German airports aren't much better than American ones when it comes to identifying risks.
Merkel believes "it must once again become normal for Russian and American presidents to meet."
Rigid work restrictions forced hundreds of thousands of people to sit in camps, in limbo, living on taxpayer money. Nothing good can come from that.