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Vergangenheitsbewältigung – Have you Forgotten?

1945 announced the end of the Holocaust, a tragic time in history that has actually been made illegal to deny the occurrence of in Germany[5]. Andreas Maislinger has played a major role in today’s events to commemorate and maintain awareness of the travesties of the holocaust by having founded the Austrian Holocaust Memorial Service and […]



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Caligari and Hitler

Dillan Hodak Betsy Allen-Pennebaker COR 330 7 November 2016 The Cabinet Of Dr. Caligari The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari is a German silent horror film that was released in 1920. Directed by Robert Wiene and written by Carl Mayer,  the film is often considered one of the first films ever made in its genre, and […]



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Brexit: A Small Word with Big Consequences

Brexit is term that can be seen floating all over European current news.  While it’s a seemingly simple word, the power behind its meaning holds major ramifications for Britain, Europe and the world as a whole. Among issues facing the European Union, of which there are many, a few stick out like sore thumbs. The […]



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The EU Environmental Goals Effect on Germany

The European Union (EU) is often still perceived primarily as an area of free movement of goods and people. Although this original purpose is still in place, the EU’s role now goes much further. The EU has expanded to include more specific goals to address environmental issues such as global climate change, clean air, and […]



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Germany, Economics, and the European Debt Crisis

Since the Great Recession, members of the Eurozone have been dealing with an economic problem. High government structural deficits and accelerating debt levels in several countries has created the European debt crisis, with the most notable result being the current Greek government debt crisis.  Due to the interconnected nature of the European Union, the economic crisis and failings of one country can affect the rest, and multiple countries having problems makes the crisis even worse. While the European Union may usually prefer working as a group of equals, a strong, single leadership on how to handle the countries’ economies may be needed. The European country with the strongest economy, Germany, has shown to know how to handle changes, such as the recent economic recession as well as the shift to the euro.

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