Last year, there were still doubts if China was making life more difficult to the foreign companies. Today, such questioning seems already senseless : German companies are complaining about the obligation to insert a Communist Party member in the leading structure of every foreign company and they even threaten to quit the country. Could they…… Continue reading The Political Great Wall
The Germans are afraid that their wonderful mid-sized industrial companies will not be able to make the transition to Industrie 4.0, the digitization of the industry, and that the Americans, if not the Chinese, will establish the new standards.
The French President is intriguing more than one. Here, the German Philosopher Jurgen Habermas hopes Macron’s vision on Europe can get us a step closer to the democratic Europe : realism or utopia ?
Without a Franco-German cooperation, Europe will not go on for a long time.
Too many doubts and questioning cannot really make a leader (country). Unless they’re effectively very good at leading from behind.
Germany is slow to make its transition to the digital economy because in this moment, as a Weltklasse exporter, it does need not to. * Traum, die (germ) = dream
Der Spiegel has a very long account about Martin Schulz’s yearlong ride for the Federal Chancellery and his historic low result. From which I conclude that high-flying in European politics doesn’t necessarily lead to success in national elections.