It is undeniable that the military's reputation as an institution is severely damaged in many parts of today's world; especially, in Western countries. While once young men dreamt about a career as a soldier, in order to live the ideal of the brave and glorious saviour of the nation, today fewer and fewer people aspire … Continue reading The Role of the Military Today
Over the last couple of months, the story around the Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has become more and more dramatic. Most recently, thousands of people gathered all across Russia to protest against the jailing of Navalny. He was detained after returning from Germany, where he was hospitalised, due to a nerve agent poisoning. Although … Continue reading Fake Power
Das europäische Projekt, wie die Europäische Union (EU) auch genannt wird, läuft nun seit mehreren Jahrzehnten. Angefangen hat alles als 6-Länder-Pakt, um die deutsche Kohle- und Stahlindustrie in der Nachkriegszeit zu kontrollieren. Diese Industriezweige sind nämlich die Standbeine der Rüstungsindustrie eines Landes. Nach zwei Weltkriegen, war die Angst um den Frieden zu groß und man … Continue reading Undankbar zur EU
For some, the word communism carries a bad connotation in both political and social terms. Beginning from critique on Karl Marx, over to failed states like the Soviet Union, to the countless dictators, who were responsible for millions of deaths, communists are viewed as aggressive, radical, closed-minded and, therefore, repulsive. For some, however, communism is … Continue reading Why Do We Love/Hate Communism?
One of the most prominent and undoubtedly the most imminent issue on the international agenda is the genocide on Uygur Turks in East Turkestan - a province in China that is also, though less commonly, known under the name Xinjiang. At first, the Chinese government imposed strong restrictions on Uygurs, increasingly denying them to freely … Continue reading How to End a Genocide