Joachim Gauck

Konrad Werner: Germany sells friendship to al-Sisi

You'd think Merkel and Gauck, having both lived in a police state, might give a bit more of a shit about Egypt's political prisoners. If they really have to sell German stuff, they could at least pretend to be ashamed of themselves. more

Jun 5, 2015 11:45 AM The Berlin Blog 1 Comments

After a century of denial, the German government has finally recognised the 1915 Armenian genocide. Historian Jürgen Gottschlich tells us what this means. more

Apr 24, 2015 3:00 PM Zeitgeist

Konrad Werner: We are not NATO's bitch

Why do we keep thinking that NATO is going to solve our problems? more

Oct 3, 2014 3:45 PM The Berlin Blog

Konrad Werner: Gauck rant

Konrad is going to try to fix your attention on German politics for 10 FUCKING MINUTES again. This week, why Joachim Gauck is the most craven president Germany has had for at least 10 years. more

Apr 11, 2014 11:00 AM The Berlin Blog 2 Comments

Konrad Werner: Tell all the truth but tell it slant

The Manic Street Preachers had it right. At least in 2010. more

Feb 1, 2014 11:30 AM The Berlin Blog

Konrad Werner: Christian love from a real Christian

In his Christmas speech, German President Joachim Gauck used an African asylum seeker baby to illustrate his sermon about Christian love, but decided not to pour righteous Christian fury on the EU's refugee policy. more

Dec 28, 2012 10:30 AM The Berlin Blog 3 Comments

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