Leon Mangasarian

Germany’s rustbelt is reviving – but voters are still flocking to the AfD

10 February 2024 5:00 pm

West Germany’s first chancellor, Konrad Adenauer, hated eastern Germany and said – possibly apocryphally – that Asia begins at the…

The trouble with Olaf Scholz

6 November 2023 11:37 pm

German chancellor Olaf Scholz still doesn’t get it. ‘Der Fisch stinkt vom Kopf’ (the fish stinks from its head) is…

Nimbys and Greens are teaming up to block German wind farms

17 September 2023 4:00 pm

Germany’s Robert Habeck might well be an excellent children’s book author but he is proving to be a dismal economy…

Wolves and the Greens: why Germans are flocking to the AfD

5 August 2023 4:45 pm

‘Ku Klux Klan Brandenburg’ was emblazoned across the black T-shirt on a guy in line behind me at the Total…

Why trophy hunting could be key to saving Africa’s wildlife

13 May 2023 4:00 pm

The lion or elephant in the photo should be stone-cold dead. The hunter posing with it should be ugly, fat…