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Absence of compassion

No doubt tattooing the wrists of concentration camp inmates seemed like a good idea at the time, with no especial ulterior motive beyond the obvious: to keep tabs on those waiting to be murdered. It is history that provides perspective: … Continue reading

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How times change: of iron curtains and borders

Hungary: then and now 2014 ‘Danke Ungarn’ is how Germany is thanking Hungary on the billboards installed throughout the country, an expression of gratitude for helping German unification by opening up the Hungarian-Austrian border to East Germans 25 years ago … Continue reading

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