When Hosni Mubarak stepped down as president of Egypt news sources across the world hailed it as the Berlin Wall of our generation. (1, 2) At first I thought this was just news people trying to make headlines, using the rhetoric that they always do in the heat of the moment, but as the weeks … Continue reading Our Berlin Wall?
November is a very interesting month. For a lot of the English speaking world 11 November is Armistice Day, Veteran's Day, or Remembrance Day. These holidays remember and honor WWI and those who fought in that brutal, bloody war. In Germany the 11th is not a holiday, but this week is still important for another couple of reasons, … Continue reading Germany, November, and Remembrance