Thilo Sarrazin is not everbody’s cup of tea. The ex-Bundesbanker and shock-jock critic of Islam in Europe loves to make mischief. But his latest broadside against monetary union in the Frankfurter Allgemeine is spot on. The Maastricht Treaty 20 years ago was a wild lurch into strategic incoherence. Europe’s leaders fell into the trap of Goethe’s [...]
How many countries will Germany need to bail out before it has erased the guilt of the Holocaust? That is the provocative question posed by Thilo Sarrazin in a new best seller that has sent jittery markets into panic. He is a narcissistic self-promoter, but his views on Europe tell us a lot about how the euro’s political travails have come about and are likely to unfold.
A former central banker whose musings on Muslim immigrants sparked outrage in 2010, has sparked fresh controversy. ||| BERLIN - Former German central banker Thilo Sarrazin, whose musings on Muslim immigrants sparked outrage in 2010,Show More Summary
Spiegel Online interviews Germany's interior minister Hans-Peter Friedrich. SPIEGEL: Where is the boundary between legitimate discourse and racist or right-wing extremist agitation? Friedrich: The boundary is set by our constitution....Show More Summary
Thilo Sarrazin on Muslim immigration, me on Tim Flannery’s hypocrisy and my dog on global warming.
"Get lost!" and "Nazis out!" were among the epithets lobbed at controversial author Thilo Sarrazin during a recent trip to Berlin's Kreuzberg district, according to newspaper reports on Monday.
Germany's opposition Social Democrats were thrown into turmoil yesterday when a prominent Jewish party member resigned from the party in disgust over its refusal to expel the anti-Muslim author Thilo Sarrazin from its ranks. Sergey Lagodinsky,...Show More Summary
There was mounting resentment Tuesday among centre-left Social Democrats against the party’s decision not to expel Thilo Sarrazin over his incendiary statements on immigration. Prominent Social Democratic Party (SPD) politicians across...Show More Summary
Controversial former politician Thilo Sarrazin has held on to his membership in the center-left Social Democratic Party, overcoming efforts by party leaders to get him expelled for his inflammatory remarks on race. Thilo Sarrazin's book...Show More Summary
German Central Banker Thilo Sarrazin is now quitting his position at the Bundesbank over comments he made in his new book Germany Abolishes Itself, according to the AP. Sarrazin claimed in an interview that, "All Jews share a certain gene. Show More Summary
. Dr. Thilo Sarrazin’s verbal assault on Arabs, Turks, and Muslims (and bizarre gratuitous claims about Jews) prompted my letter. Henkel issued a manifesto endorsing Sarrazin’s claims. Henkel chose as his title for his manifesto a phrase...Show More Summary
If you're feeling glum about our current paroxysm of Islamaphobia, you can take some comfort in knowing that at least our central bankers aren't writing anti-immigrant and anti-Semitic books like Bundesbank's Thilo Sarrazin is.... Antisemitism - Deutsche Bundesbank - Jews - Germany - Bundesbank