Notebook

Archive for 2009

‘We Have to Be Awake’

An interview with Vaclav Havel

Newsweek | October 11th, 2009

Rescued From the Nazis

Reviving Mendelssohn

Newsweek | June 1st, 2009

The Greening Of The Stimulus

The Last Word

Newsweek | March 15th, 2009

Taking a Slug of America

American writers such as Paul Auster or Jonathan Franzen sell far better in Germany than in their home markets. This reception says more about German readers than the authors themselves.

The Atlantic Times | March 8th, 2009

Green Machine

The Arnold

Newsweek | March 8th, 2009

Schwarzenegger calls for end to ‘whining’ about economic crisis

California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has called on world leaders to stop "whining and complaining" about the economic slowdown.

The Daily Telegraph | March 4th, 2009

Schwarzenegger, Green IT and the Economy on Display at CeBIT

At the world's largest tech trade show, green technology is on display, and California's governor urged attendees to see the global recession as an opportunity, not a challenge, in taking green to the next level.

Greenbiz.com | March 4th, 2009

Germany provokes anger over museum to refugees who fled Poland during WWII

Germany has provoked anger in Poland over plans to build a museum dedicated to German refugees who fled or were expelled from Poland after the Second World War.

The Daily Telegraph | February 27th, 2009

Future is ‘bleak’ warns Joschka Fischer

Joschka Fischer, the former German vice-chancellor, has issued a bleak assessment of Europe's prospects for surviving the financial crisis, warning that leaders of a "self-weakening" continent are failing to come to grips with its decline.

The Daily Telegraph | February 26th, 2009

No Celluloid Escape

Documentaries reign at the Berlinale, where gritty, low-budget films reflect the grim global mood.

Newsweek | February 8th, 2009