Blog — Personal thoughts

Blog — Personal thoughts

Think around the globe

Think around the globe

This post is only available in German. Die durch Menschen hervorgebrachte Klimaerwärmung hat eine Ursache im Glauben ans Wirtschaftswachstum und stellt unsere Lebensbedingungen infrage. Wir sind gefordert, mit dem Blick auf die gesamte Menschheit zu handeln. Es ist wichtig, wohl überlegte Maßstäbe für die eigene Entscheidung zu gebrauchen und an der Zeit, einerseits dem Kapitalismus Continue reading Think around the globe

Agreement among the parties according to Wahl-O-Mat

Agreement among the parties according to Wahl-O-Mat

In preparation for the election, it is helpful to use the Wahl-O-Mat. This tool provides an overview of the different positions of the parties and how they fit my point of view. If no party wins the majority in the election, an alliance partner is sought that has similar goals. This is also the case Continue reading Agreement among the parties according to Wahl-O-Mat

With each other is not for each other

With each other is not for each other

This post is only available in German. Miteinander fliegen Kraniche über einem Teich in der Lausitz.Das braune Laub scheint golden in der Abendsonne. Mich beschäftigt, wie Menschen einander begegnen. Das Miteinander ist die Form, wie wir unser Leben gemeinsam gestalten, und ist im politischen Handeln – was weit mehr ist als das, was Politiker tun Continue reading With each other is not for each other

Private wealth is growing in Germany

Private wealth is growing in Germany

The figures of the Federal Statistical Office show growing average values for the net wealth of private households. The increase of around a third nationwide within five years is not irrelevant. In particular, for the new federal states and Berlin has the wealth relatively increased. In the meantime, these amount to almost half of the Continue reading Private wealth is growing in Germany

More freedom for teaching and research

More freedom for teaching and research

Article 5, paragraph 3 of our basic law in Germany states: Art and science, research and teaching are free. Freedom of teaching does not absolve faithfulness from the Constitution. It contradicts my understanding of democracy that the vast majority of lecturers and researchers cannot work freely in this field due to fixed-term employment contracts. In Continue reading More freedom for teaching and research