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The Rise of the Right in Germany… and Probably The Entire Western World

The Rise of the Right in Germany… and Probably The Entire Western World

By Mert Erenel, Contributing Writer

October 13, 2017


Filed under Opinion

The rise in global terrorism, the refugee crisis and the euro crisis have all led people to change their political views towards the right. But that change became more representative of how poorly established governments handled these issues.

Tattoo tolerance: older generation must embrace body art

January 21, 2013


Filed under Opinion

Most grandparents in this country would probably shake their heads with disdain at the idea of their teenage grandson tattooing his entire left arm or piercing his lip. My parents in particular describe tattoos as unprofessional and tasteless, even as likely to destroy one’s chances of ever being taken...

Florence embraces historical prestige, offers modernity

Florence embraces historical prestige, offers modernity

October 10, 2012


Filed under Opinion

FLORENCE — The small city of Florence is well-known for being the birthplace of the Renaissance. To the outsider, it seems the city that once initiated a cultural movement is now a fossilized museum, destined to remain a showcase for tourists. And attract tourists it does — more than 900 million...