Does anyone know someone who is infected?

The world stands still, we are sitting in our apartments, scared. The Austrian writer and hypochondriac Thomas Glavinic deals with the corona crisis in a daily sequel. Exclusive to WELT. .

No bitcoins, but a crypto debit card

The world stands still, we are sitting in our apartments, scared. The Austrian writer and hypochondriac Thomas Glavinic processes the corona crisis in a daily sequel novel. Exclusive to WELT. .

Hessen’s German finance minister Thomas Schfer is found dead

Hessen’s German finance minister Thomas Schäfer has been found dead on a train near Wiesbaden. According to German television and radio station Deutsche Welle, the minister would have committed suicide and left a note, although details of the investigation have not been transcended. State Prime Minister Volker Bouffier said Schäfer was “under considerable concern and […]

The myth of the performance society

The current crisis shows how correct the theses of the economist Thomas Piketty are. That’s what Sahra Wagenknecht says in her guest post. Read her book review of Piketty’s “Capital and Ideology” here. .

Olympic Games in Tokyo: Overdue cancellation of procrastinators

opinion Olympic games Overdue cancellation by procrastinators As of March 24, 2020 | Reading time: 2 minutes IOC postpones Tokyo 2020 After much hesitation, the IOC is now postponing the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games to 2021. Japan’s Prime Minister supports the difficult decision. After weeks of crippling uncertainty, the International Olympic Committee, led by […]

The jerk keeps no distance

The world stands still, we are sitting in our apartments, scared. The Austrian writer and hypochondriac Thomas Glavinic processes the corona crisis in a daily sequel novel. Exclusive to WELT. .

Thomas Glavinic: The Corona Novel, Part 1

I.I don’t know when I asked myself this question for the first time, maybe yesterday, maybe ten years ago. What were the intentions of the person who first told others about God? In order to comfort him, did he bring a heavenly hotelier to a crying orphan who had the deceased waiting for their loved […]

CDU: “The second person on my team will be a woman”

Ramelow is certain to be elected in the first ballot Bodo Ramelow is counting on his re-election in the Erfurt state parliament. “I firmly assume that I will get enough votes from the democratic groups on March 4 in the first ballot without being dependent on AfD votes,” he told the “Thuringian General”. Ramelow also […]