Christian Lindner’s hug: he sets the standards himself

On far-reaching restrictions on social contacts the chancellor and heads of government of the federal states agreed on March 22, 2020. This is intended to slow the increase in the number of cases and to prevent the health system from becoming overloaded. In April and early May, the chancellor and country leaders then gradually eased … Read more Christian Lindner’s hug: he sets the standards himself

Spain relaxes corona measures: finally outdoors

After a curfew of several weeks, all Spaniards are now allowed to go outside again. A tight schedule should prevent larger groups of people. After weeks of squatting, people in Spain are allowed to go outside again Photo: H.Bilbao / Europa Press / dpa MADRID taz | After the children, it is now the turn … Read more Spain relaxes corona measures: finally outdoors

Dealing with children in the corona crisis: ask the little ones!

Many parents want to give up their annoying snot noses quickly. But do the children miss the daycare at all? It doesn’t always have to be the daycare Photo: Lee Smith / reuters All corona measures are intended from an adult perspective. This has recently been pointed out by the umbrella association of pediatric and … Read more Dealing with children in the corona crisis: ask the little ones!

Indictment of Halle terrorists: “We have to learn lessons”

The Jewish community is relieved after the charge of the attack in Halle. The trial could help fight anti-Semitism. This door saved many lives: entrance to the synagogue in Halle after the assassination attempt Photo: Sebastian Willnow / dpa BERLIN taz | Max Privorozki has a lot to do these days. On Tuesday, his Jewish … Read more Indictment of Halle terrorists: “We have to learn lessons”

Protests in the USA against the lockdown: Trump’s sheep demonstrate

Despite rising numbers of corona infections, demonstrators in the United States are calling for an end to curfews. The US President mobilized them. The brothers Wesley and Coby Weaver express their displeasure in Dallas, Texas Photo: dpa The dispute over how quickly the United States can get back to everyday life continued on the streets … Read more Protests in the USA against the lockdown: Trump’s sheep demonstrate

Corona virus in South Africa: a children’s home in lockdown

South Africa’s curfew is one of the strictest, but difficult to implement in the townships. Our author once founded a children’s home there. There is no option in here, the corrugated iron huts are too hot Photo: Jürgen Jansen CAPE TOWN MASIPHUMELELE taz | “Lockdown” – difficult enough in Europe, an adventure in countries where … Read more Corona virus in South Africa: a children’s home in lockdown

Corona in the Global South: Woe to the global pandemic

Many poorer countries are not well prepared for the corona pandemic. Now the debt could be canceled. Corpses in front of the house. The morgue in the Ecuadorian city of Guayaquil has long been full Photo: Filiberto Faustos / AP BERLIN taz | In Guayaquil, the largest city in Ecuador, horrible scenes took place last … Read more Corona in the Global South: Woe to the global pandemic

Right-wing violence in East Germany: “Fear is growing”

Associations for victims of right-wing violence count over 1,000 attacks in 2019. The right-wing terrorist wave and the corona pandemic threaten new hatred. Mourners after the right attack in Halle, in which two people died Photo: dpa BERLIN taz | There is no all-clear. The counseling centers for victims of right-wing violence in eastern Germany … Read more Right-wing violence in East Germany: “Fear is growing”

European Union in Corona times: quarreling like the financial crisis

The EU cannot agree on a common plan in the corona crisis. The Commission’s aid billions are unlikely to change that much. “This is the EU’s biggest reaction to a crisis in history,” said von der Leyen in Brussels Photo: Isopix / imago BRUSSELS taz | Those who are said dead live longer. You know … Read more European Union in Corona times: quarreling like the financial crisis

Reporting on the Hanau attack: a long learning process

Reporting on the attack in Hanau Journalists have already done a lot of wrong things about reports of right-wing violence. Some have learned, others use dangerous clichés. Research before speed, facts before stereotypes Photo: Michael Probst / ap Ten people were killed in Hanau on Wednesday evening. The first shots were fired around 10 p.m., … Read more Reporting on the Hanau attack: a long learning process