Statement in Washington Times about the Right-wing populists after Trump´s winning

In Europe, right-wing parties find voice after Trump’s stunning performance Anti-immigrant sentiments sweeping throughout Europe French far-right leader Marine le Pen, a candidate in France’s spring presidential elections, called President-elect Donald Trump’s victory “a sign of hope” for those disillusioned by globalization.   View Comments Print By Patrick Costello — Special to The Washington Times […]

Bertelsmann-Stiftung: Learning from E-Estonia

Foto: Enriko Lill In September 2016 a delegation from the Bertelsmann-Stiftung with Dr. Brigitte Mohn has visited Estonia. “E-Estonia” is regarded as digital trendsetter in Europe. The visit intended an in-depth-view about how e-government, the new working-life and digital education work in practice. Outgoing State president Toomas Hendrik Ilves who implemented the digitalization already in […]

Al Jazeera Debate on Brexit (“Inside Story”) with me (25th June)

Video to watch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5rFdI_2Hte4 Al Jazeera “Inside Story” Politics Is the European Union in danger? EU Foreign Ministers hold a crisis meeting after Britain votes to leave the 28-member bloc. 25 Jun 2016 19:50 GMT Politics, Europe, European Union, United Kingdom A day after British voters decided to leave the European Union, the consequences are […]

Live in German TV ARD (“Plusminus”): Why Estonia is digital trendsetter in Europe

ARD Plusminus on E-government in Germany (8th May at 21.45): Freifunk – Wo bleibt das Internet für alle? Freifunk – Wo bleibt das Internet für alle? | Video verfügbar bis 08.06.2017 Kostenloses in Netz ohne Anmeldung – das gibt es in Deutschland bisher nur in größeren Städten und auch dort meistens nur direkt im Zentrum. Immerhin: […]

The West as enemy: Comment in Süddeutsche Zeitung

My Comment in Süddeutsche Zeitung, 30th April 2016, page 5:  Gastkommentar Der Westen als Feind   Europas Populisten bewundern Wladimir Putin ob seiner autoritären Art. Jetzt hat sich die Jugend der AfD mit der russischen Jungen Garde verbündet. Das zeigt, dass viele in der ´Partei die Westbindung Deutschlands lockern wollen. Von Florian Hartleb Aus vielen […]