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Herero Activists in the United States: Demanding Recognition and Reparation for the First Genocide of the Twentieth Century

Between 1904 and 1908, over 100 000 people were killed in the first genocide of the twentieth century.[1]  Only 20 percent of the Herero and about 50 percent of the …

Harnessing the Power of Civil Society

In 2012, the short documentary “Kony 2012” by the NGO Invisible Children created a social media blitz and massive public support for intervention against the warlord Joseph Kony in Uganda. …

Records of Shanghai: One Man’s Quest to Validate Memories of a Family’s Refugee Past

Eric Kisch is a historian.  Although he does not hold a Ph.D. and made a comfortable living as a market researcher, he is a historian nonetheless.  The signs are all …

Notizen Weekly for October 13

A Collection from This Week’s News on Important Issues for German-American Relations Geoeconomics Trump sets NAFTA goals: dilute pact’s force, weaken regional bonds (Wall Street Journal) EU bid for gas …

Notizen Weekly for October 6

A Collection from This Week’s News on Important Issues for German-American Relations Geoeconomics Russian money flows into Germany despite sanctions (Deutsche Welle) Corporate taxes: Will Germany join the race to …

Notizen Weekly for September 29

A Collection from This Week’s News on Important Issues for German-American Relations Geoeconomics Former Chancellor Gerhard Schröder Takes Seat on Rosneft Board (Die Welle) German Jobless Rate Falls Once More (Die …

German Election Results Highlight Old Divides Between East And West

Featuring Jack Janes via NPR on September 26, 2017.

Notizen Weekly for September 22

A Collection from This Week’s News on Important Issues for German-American Relations Geoeconomics Autobahn Row Hits German Election (The Guardian) German Election Campaign Shaken Up By Thyssenkrupp-Tata Deal (Bloomberg) Fed …

Notizen Weekly for September 15

A Collection from This Week’s News on Important Issues for German-American Relations Geoeconomics Why electric cars won’t save European auto makers (Wall Street Journal) ‘Sick’ Pilots throw Air Berlin into chaos (Handelsblatt) …

Notizen Weekly for September 8

A Collection from This Week’s News on Important Issues for German-American Relations Geoeconomics ECB says Eurozone set for fastest growth since 2007 (BBC) U.S. Senate approves doubling disaster aid package, …

Notizen Weekly for September 1

A Collection from This Week’s News on Important Issues for German-American Relations Geoeconomics Germany’s Small Lenders Gripe About Low Rates (The Wall Street Journal) Trump Tax Plan May Free Up …

Notizen Weekly for August 18

A Collection from This Week’s News on Important Issues for German-American Relations Geoeconomics Air Berlin files for insolvency but flights continue (BBC News) ECB Leery of Ending Stimulus, Worried It …