On May 14, 1889. leading coal workers meet with Kaiser Wilhelm to settle a strike that had brought 100,000 coal workers off the job in Germany’s Ruhr Valley. This was the largest coal strike in Germ
To me, the question about why the Germans hold nostalgia for openly racist regimes is not that hard to answer, but let’s answer it anyway because the Germans love them some Southern plantation n
On December 30, 1900, advisors from Tuskegee Institute in Alabama, the college run by Booker T. Washington, arrived in Togo to help the German colonialists institute a southern-style cotton regime in
On July 31, 1905, Matumbi tribesman in German East Africa (today, mostly Tanzania, or Tanganyika as it was known then) marched on the trading post of Samanga, burning cotton fields and the trading pos
Trump’s Europe policy is a mess. First, there’s this. And I thought our Ambassador’s enthusiasm for empowering the German right-wing had set a new low in historical understandingR
Hmmmm….. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert on Tuesday cited the D-Day invasion during an answer about the current state of US-German relations. “We have a very strong relationshi
At the end of next week, I am lucky enough to be going to Munich for a conference. As one does in these situations unless they are making poor decisions in life, I am staying a few extra days, heading
Migrant workers in Germany are as routinely exploited as they are in the United States. Migrant workers in Germany’s construction industry are increasingly faced with abusive practices of this kind.