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Why Volkswagen's 'clean-up' looks far from clean

Volkswagen AG’s first reaction to its scandal over its over its cheating on diesel emissions is bad news for the company, for Germany and, in turn, for Europe. 682 more words


What expats love - and hate - about Germany

The Local Germany (24 September 2015)

With Germany the fifth best expat location across the globe according to a new HSBC survey, starting a new life here definitely has its benefits. 706 more words

The Local Germany

Immigration represents opportunity for Germany: Bundesbank


A helper gives food to migrants waiting for a special German train in Freilassing, southern Germany, near the Austrian border on September 15, 2015. AFP photo… 208 more words

Germany's bizarre version of capitalism—where bosses and workers actually cooperate—is winning

Much of the beauty of capitalism is in its ability to be crafted to suit different cultures, times, and contexts.

For instance, in recent years, “capitalism with Chinese characteristics”—the uneasy partnership of state-run industry, repressed liberties and frenzied entrepreneurialism—has emerged as a fruitful variant. 1,345 more words

Merkel says no to giving Greece a 'classic haircut,' hints other relief is possible

BERLIN — Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday suggested that Germany would show flexibility in negotiating how Greece deals with its massive debt, but again ruled out writing off part of the money. 397 more words


The Economic Ruination of Greece

Popular Economics Weekly

It is now beyond a reasonable doubt that Germany and its austerity cohorts want to drive Greece out of the Eurozone by insisting that it adhere to its agreement to pass most of its meager budget surplus to service its foreign debt, rather than invest it back into the Greek economy. 516 more words

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