Friday, October 22, 2021

Tag: Germany

Germany’s new wildflower meadows offer urban safe havens to bees and...

thanks to wildflower meadows being planted precisely to reverse precipitous declines in insect populations.

Immigrants to the rescue

It’s useful to bear the German experience in mind as the United States once again tackles its own “immigration crisis.”

Germany begins trial for universal basic income

Germany will provide the citizens a monthly stipend of €1,200, or about $1,430, which is just above the country's poverty level.

V-E Day plus 75

The “new times” upon which the nation has now embarked will pose their own distinctive challenges, as the Covid-19 pandemic makes unmistakably clear.

Thousands of activists stage protests at three German coal mines to...

"We want to show with our protest today that this mine needs to be shut down permanently."

Dangerous levels of plastic found in children’s bodies finds new study

"It can't be that every fourth child between three and five years old is so heavily burdened with chemicals that long-term damage cannot safely be ruled out."

Protesters hear echoes of the past in Germany’s new police laws

The hollowing out of this constitutional firewall represents a weakening of a legal structure born directly out of the German experience of state fascism.

Germany to put ‘massive restrictions’ on Monsanto weedkiller

"I am planning a regulatory draft as a first building block in the strategy to minimize use of glyphosate."

How do you say “MAGA” in German?

The question now is, who will shape the future?

Germany and the rise of a ‘Fascist International’

Germany funds foundations for its political parties. If the far right gets one, we're one step closer to globalizing the alt-right.

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Greta Thunberg on climate promises versus actions

Thunberg sat down in her Stockholm kitchen to talk about what she expects—and hopes—will come from the global event.

The persecution of Steven Donziger

“Why am I the one being locked up? I helped hold [Chevron] accountable.”

6 ways restaurants can reduce their environmental impact

The restaurant industry struggles to meet consumers’ sustainability standards because of conventional management patterns.

Toxic Clichés

Our students will be facing challenges beyond what we can begin to imagine, if these past few years are any indication, crises that require far-ranging intelligence, imagination, sensitivity.

The hypocrisy of the federal spending debate

We must not let our lawmakers get away with this charade of fiscal responsibility to defeat Build Back Better.