Dietmar Bartsch, Author at English
By Dietmar Bartsch - 16. 08. 2017

A policy of cutbacks, isolationism, arms build-up. Obama, Pope, Panda bear. Angela Merkel is campaigning with backwards policies and beautiful picture...

By Dietmar Bartsch - 11. 04. 2017

Recently I read two seemingly contradictory ‘letters to the editor’ in a daily paper, I frequent regularly: "We always claimed that the boom of th...

By Dietmar Bartsch - 12. 03. 2017

"Today's political and social conditions are highly unjust and therefore, we need to fight them with the greatest energy possible." And: "Performance ...

By Dietmar Bartsch - 11. 02. 2017

The German singer Rio Reiser once envisioned his hypothetical kingdom with these lyrics: "I'd travel the world including the USA, I’d like to bite R...

By Dietmar Bartsch - 9. 01. 2017

The German teacher Friedrich Froebel founded an educational establishment in the East-German Keilhau, Thuringia, about two hundred years ago. His cred...

By Dietmar Bartsch - 10. 12. 2016

“The residents of the East German village Unterleuten didn’t read the papers, didn’t watch TV, didn’t use the World Wide Web. Politicians didn...

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