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If Meiread McGuiness has her way, we will soon have 200,000 more unemployed in Germany alone. She wants to introduce a ban on commissions in the brokerage of insurance and financial services. The Irish EU Commissioner was appointed to the position of Commissioner for Economic Affairs and Capital Services by Ursula von der Leyen in 2020. Before that, she was a member of the European ... read more
Everyone is slowly coming back from the holidays - let's see how long people wish each other a Happy New Year? - Those who already started work last week probably don't notice any difference to the time before 1.1.Many have made their way to Singapore, where this year's first really interesting art fair starts next Wednesday. Unlike in the past (e.g. 2018), the spring family ... read more
The new year continues as the old one ended - at least in Ukraine, where Russia broke in on 24 February with "dance and bombs" (loosely based on Bert Brecht) and wants to make the living space of the people uninhabitable, bypassing all international conventions. The complete failure of diplomatic means, the shifting of spheres of influence around the globe and the powerlessness with which ... read more
For Catholics, today is the feast day of the arch-martyr Stephen, who suffered to be stoned to death for his faith. That was 2,000 years ago - but there are parts of the world that, for the life of them, do not want to arrive in the present day because dark-robed, male fools fear for their privileges and, under the guise of religion, apply a ... read more
Dresden rejoices - the jewels stolen three years ago by the Remmo clan are back - at least in part and we celebrate with the Dresden State Collections. And we are also a little surprised - the first thought after the robbery was the suspicion that clan criminality might be behind it. Family ties have many talents and secrecy. Obviously, however, it was a misjudgement ... read more
When Faith Moves Mountains was the title of the exhibition at the Pinchuk Art Centre in Kyiv, which is also largely integrated into "Worth Fighting For" in Cologne. FRIEZE magazine has now named it one of the 10 most important exhibitions in Europe in 2022. Russian War Crimes has also been on show internationally in Davos, New York and more ... read more