February 9, 2014

Can Germany Build the First Car-Free City?

BBC News, BBC News

The Associated Press

After decades of car-filled streets, can a modern metropolis really turn its back on the automobile? One city is hoping that it can.

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TAGGED: Germany


February 4, 2014
A More Assertive Germany
Friedman & Lanthemann, Stratfor
Since the end of World War II, Germany has pursued a relatively tame foreign policy. But over the past week, Berlin appeared to have acknowledged the need for a fairly dramatic change. German leaders, including the chancellor,... more ››
February 4, 2014
Germany Must Back Words with Deeds
Christiane Hoffmann, Der Spiegel
German politicians have won applause abroad for promising a beefier role in international crisis management in the future. But does Chancellor Merkel support the new line? Berlin's behavior in Syria and Ukraine will prove how... more ››
February 6, 2014
The New Hawks Shaping German Foreign Policy
David W. Wise, RCW
The renewed vigor of both German foreign policy and cooperation with France is the result of two changes in the ministerial composition of the new coalition government that took power in Berlin just over a month ago. First,... more ››
January 31, 2014
Britain's Sickening World War I Worship
Simon Jenkins, The Guardian
The festival of self-congratulation will be the British at their worst, and there are still years to endure. more ››
January 30, 2014
Gone with the Wind: Germany's Green Investment
Latsch et al., Spiegel
Investments in renewable energy were supposed to be a sure thing, with wind park operators promising annual returns of up to 20 percent. More often than not, however, such pledges have been illusory -- and many investors have... more ››