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

Violence against children: Undetected pandemic

There are alarming numbers that were presented in Berlin on Monday: Attacks against children have increased, especially on the Internet. There is a large number of unsolved cases of violence against children Photo: Nicolas Armer / dpa BERLIN taz | Violence against children is the size of a pandemic, but is not being tackled so … Read more Violence against children: Undetected pandemic

South Korea wants to become a digital powerhouse with the crisis

Tokyo South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in made a promise to his nation on Sunday: With South Korea’s previously successful containment of the corona virus behind it, he wants to finally build the country up to a leading high technology. “Our goal goes beyond ‘a global Republic of Korea’,” said Moon, “our goal is a Republic … Read more South Korea wants to become a digital powerhouse with the crisis

Dispute between Greens and Tübingen OB: Palmer does not think about leaving

The Southwest Greens have asked their controversial member to leave the party voluntarily. But Boris Palmer doesn’t want to do them this favor. Photo: dpa STUTTGART dpa / taz | The smoldering conflict between the Greens and their controversial member Boris Palmer has intensified. The board of the Southwest Greens asked the mayor of Tübingen … Read more Dispute between Greens and Tübingen OB: Palmer does not think about leaving

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

The close partner becomes a stranger

Grosbliederstroff When Helmut Kohl got emotional, he remembered how he pulled out the barriers at the French border as a teenager: “It was clear to us that there should be no borders in a united Europe and above all not between Germany and France . ” At some point, the audience could no longer hear … Read more The close partner becomes a stranger

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

Street renaming in Erfurt: ways of colonial reappraisal

Activists in Erfurt want to change a street name that honors a slave trader. Counter-protests and Corona complicate the project. Prof. Gert Schramm on the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz concentration camp in the Thuringian state parliament Photo: Karina Hessland / imago-images ERFURT taz | The Nettelbeckufer in Erfurt measures around 1.4 kilometers … Read more Street renaming in Erfurt: ways of colonial reappraisal