Last week, Thomas Kemmerich of the Free Democratic Party (FDP) was elected Prime Minister of the east German federal state of Thuringia in what constituted a surprise to many political experts.
Being able to visit Aschersleben, the oldest city in the eastern German federal state of Saxony, to take part in the second instalment of the Aschersleben Architecture Day, was a pleasant experience.
Stockholm, Berlin, Zurich and Geneva – this year, a busy itinerary was in store for the latest laureates of the Right Livelihood Awards, also known as the “Alternative Nobel Prize”. Not all of them could take part, however − our Chinese laureate Guo Jianmei was missing, as was Greta Thunberg…
Not everything was better in the past. However, many things that exist today already existed in the past. The only difference was in the names. One example is the stakeholder dialogue, which used to be known as “round table”.
Erhard Eppler has passed away on Saturday at the age of 92. We keep his relatives and friends in our thoughts at this difficult time and wish them the strength to be able to fill the gap he leaves in their everyday lives with beautiful memories. Erhard Eppler was a…