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Really, We ARE Working

Lest I give the wrong impression that all I and 12 other U.S. journalists are doing is eating and watching the World Cup here in Germany — we are learning an immense amount about Germany and the reunification of East and West Germany.   I am taken by all that I am learning. Whole populations who have both waged and ...

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World Cups and Stuff

  The image of this naked Don Juan was all over Berlin. I am pretty sure it is for the opera. But how cool is it that commuters are seemingly unphased by imagery like this.  It is likely universal that provocative subway ads invite, how you say, “rider enhancements.” Thus, we see Don’s brassiere, or more exactly Don’s World Cups. ...

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We are the World (Cup)

World Cup madness has hit Germany – and I guess, considering the name of the competition: the entire world. Everyone is certainly buzzing about it here. Soccer isn’t such an obsession in America — though I hear it is catching on. Not sure I even want to be around when Germany plays its first game – but I guess it ...

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Red Wine & Fiesta

Long full day with many observations. But, frankly no time to write about it because World Cup madness has begun in Germany.  So, just a couple of things. One expert today, a leading German journalist, talked about the difference in the economic policies in the Eurozone between Northern Europe and Southern Europe. Some extol the benefits of austerity policies (obviously ...

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