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July 29, 2012 by  
Filed under OPINION

GERMAN WORLD MAGAZINE will celebrate its 10th Anniversary this October. From a small 16-page newsletter, we have been able to grow the magazine to a 64-page, bilingual, glossy publication that has been acknowledged as a valuable tool to promote German as a foreign language in the US and build an important connection between the various […]

Germany turns off 7 plants what is the US doing?

March 15, 2011 by  
Filed under OPINION

First off, thank you to the Fukushima 50. The workers that stay behind at the plant desperately trying to cool down the reactors. 500 bone marrow transplant centers across 27 European countries have been put on alert to treat the workers if Japan does not have enough. GAMBARU Gambaru means in Japanese: Do your best […]

Merry Christmas and Best Wishes for 2011

December 22, 2010 by  
Filed under OPINION

Publisher’s Note Merry Christmas and Best Wishes for 2011! Dear German World Visitors, Christmas is just a few days away and a year of great challenges, pleasant surprises and new endeavors is coming to a close. A personal highlight for me this year was my participation in the German Language Conference in Minnesota this summer […]

Political Voice for German-American Community

December 13, 2010 by  
Filed under OPINION

Political Voice for German-American Community

Finally! First Initiatives To Give Political Voice to German-American Community Have you noticed, dear reader, how many German surnames appear in American politics? I am thinking of US Secretary of Treasurer Timothy F. Geithner and the recently elected new Speaker of the House John A. Boehner, as well as the countless German surnames among representatives […]

L.A.’s German accent

July 4, 2010 by  
Filed under OPINION

In the 1930s and ’40s, German and Austrian emigres brought intellect, wit and Freudian theory to what was then a pretty staid place. Today, Germans are still a presence but are more disparate. By Scott Timberg, Special to the Los Angeles Times At one time, Los Angeles was Weimar on the Pacific: Numerous German-speaking émigrés […]

Guest Review – Werner Herzog’s Bad Lieutenant

December 1, 2009 by  
Filed under CULTURE, OPINION

Guest Review – Werner Herzog’s Bad Lieutenant

by Manuel Chavarria I’d all but given up on Werner Herzog as a feature director.  Since 1987’s COBRA VERDE, his final collaboration with the great Klaus Kinski, Herzog’s fiction films have become few, far between, and negligible.  Not bad, per se.  There are moments to love in both 2001’s INVINCIBLE and 2005’s RESCUE DAWN (I’ve […]

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