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Archive for the 'German Gov: Reunification' Category

The Economist’s Survey of Germany, 2010

Monday, January 16th, 2012

For all its stolid reputation, Germany has become surprisingly flexible. But it needs to keep working at it.

Check out The Economists’ take on modern German economics and political culture.

East Germany Needs 20 more Years

Wednesday, July 16th, 2008

The minister responsible for developing eastern Germany has warned that the region may need up to 20 years before it reaches the level of the west. The main problems are long-term unemployment and right-wing extremism, he says.

20 More?

Germany Still Divided 18 Years After the Fall of the Wall

Wednesday, July 16th, 2008

To mark the anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, SPIEGEL polled over 1,000 Germans who had grown up on both sides of the Iron Curtain. The disturbing conclusion is that, 18 years after the Wall came down, Germany remains as divided as ever.

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