German authorities have arrested a 93-year-old man they say served as a guard at the Auschwitz extermination camp. Hans Lipschis was deported from the United States to Germany after U.S. authorities found
To this day Germany is a graveyard for unexploded bombs, with an average of 2,000 tons of buried munitions discovered annually. World War II ended nearly seven decades ago, but it is not fully behind Thousands
The flaws of the currency union have clearly been exposed, and even a return to growth would only delay an eventual reckoning. Anyway, it seems economist Joe Stiglitz still feels the same way. Daily Mail:
Education of foreigners often surpasses that of average German but access to well-paid jobs is less certain Germany is becoming Europe's most popular destination for highly qualified migrants but struggles
Well, you might be thinking, isn't that just wunderbar for the damn Germans, with their excellent supermarket commercials and their spectacular beach nudity and their pragmatically dressed Chancellor.
At last, unemployment is easing. But the latest low rate—hovering below 6%–obscures a deeper, longer-term problem: “skills mismatches” in the labor force, which will only worsen in years to come. According