‘TTIP Light’ draws scant support within EU – Handelsblatt

Germany’s economics minister wants to start a new round of trans-Atlantic talks to solve the trade dispute with the US. So far, Europe's response is muted. Peter Altmaier is an optimist. This weekend, addressing the grim state of US-European relations, Germany’s economics minister repeated his call to start negotiations on a new trans-Atlantic trade deal. But...

Deutsche und Amerikaner sehen gemeinsame Wertebasis schwinden – Oliver Georgi

Die gemeinsame Wertegrundlage auf beiden Seiten des Atlantiks erodiert immer mehr, fürchtet rund die Hälfte der Deutschen und Amerikaner. Besonders skeptisch sehen die Deutschen die zukünftigen Handelsbeziehungen zu den Vereinigten Staaten. Trotz der anhaltenden politischen Spannungen zwischen Washington und Berlin glaubt eine Mehrheit auf beiden Seiten des Atlantiks weiter daran, dass die Vereinigten Staaten und...

A Celebrity Philosopher Explains the Populist Insurgency – Article by Thomas Meaney, 2017 Hunt Fellow

One weekend last June, in an auditorium in the German city of Karlsruhe, the philosopher Peter Sloterdijk celebrated his seventieth birthday by listening to twenty lectures about himself. A cluster of Europe’s leading intellectuals, academics, and artists, along with a smattering of billionaires, were paying tribute to Germany’s most controversial thinker, in the town where...
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