Many important events took place over the last month and the established media in the U.S. failed in their coverage of almost all of them.
Om Benjamin BaeckerBenjamin Baecker graduated from the University of Stuttgart with a bachelor degree in Politics (one year abroad in the US) and finished his Master of Science in political Communication at the University of Amsterdam. Twitter: @BenjaminBaecker
Off message is a column that seeks to provide a perspective on global political events outside of the main stream media. The political system of the United States and Germany differ in so many ways. But in some ways Germany’s political past might be Americas political future.
STUTTGART, GERMANY: Off Message is a column that seeks to provide a perspective on global political events outside of the main stream media. Investigations by the Guardian reveal how the U.S. military turned a blind eye on torture in Iraq during the insurgency.
AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS: The dust around the 2012 election begins to settle and the GOP is in disarray. Where to run for the Republican Party?
AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS: The dust around the 2012 election begins to settle and the GOP is in disarray. This poses risks as well as opportunities for the party and the country as a whole. Which path will the GOP choose?
BERLIN/AMSTERDAM: Despite difficulties Chancellor Angela Merkel gains in recent polls. Her party, the CDU is now well ahead of the opposition and can look with confidence towards the coming election year in Germany.
“I will tweet and you will tweet back.” and “…allow me to take a picture of you, so I can put it on my twitter.” These were the words from the Kenyan prime minister during the launch of his presidential campaigns for 2013 polls.
West Wing Week presenterer uka til president Obama på få minutter. Hva skjedde denne uka?
Trials for several war criminals on the African continent give hope for a better future. Will justice finally prevail in Africa?
Why we shouldn’t trust the masses to make decisions for us (for now)
- Martin O’Malley i 2016?Det er ingen hemmelighet at guvenøren i Maryland ønsker å stille som presidentkandidat i 2016. O'Malley har allerede lagt et fundament. […]