Simon Schütz

Freelance Journalist


Recent Content


A Grassroots Movement for the Transatlantic Partnership

The transatlantic partnership is currently in a state of uncertainty. Not only the transition from President Obama to President Trump, but also the populist eruption in many European countries reflects …

8 Reasons Why Russian Disinformation is Successful in Germany

America and the rest of the world are still struggling to understand what led to the outcome of the U.S. presidential election of 2016. It is almost dangerous—and at the …

The Rise of Populism in the U.S. and in Germany

A significant segment of the U.S. remains in shock over the results of its presidential election. Donald Trump is now the president-elect. Among politicians, media pundits, academics, pollsters, and private …