Zepp-LaRouche Urges EU to Take Leibnizian Approach to China

Schiller Institute Chairwoman Helga-Zepp LaRouche was interviewed by China Radio International on the EU-China deal on Dec. 31 (http://chinaplus.cri.cn/podcast/detail/1/2689962). Asked whether this means stronger ties will develop between the two sides, Zepp-LaRouche said “I definitely hope so”. Given the concessions China has made on investments, she said she hopes that Europe will reciprocate by increasing cooperation with the Belt and […]

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Refugee Crisis: The Unfinished Agenda for 2021

Over the course of 2020, the focus on pandemic-related news and the U.S. presidential election largely overshadowed coverage of the refugee and other humanitarian crises in the world. However, the dramatic worsening of the situation in Greece and Bosnia toward the end of year, as winter set in, set alarm bells ringing on the need to finally take action. While […]

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Donald Trump Must Urgently Pardon Julian Assange

British Judge Vanessa Baraitser rejected on Jan. 4 the request to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the United States, on the grounds of his mental health, and the risk he might commit suicide in a U.S. prison. A hearing on his release on bail was set for Jan. 6. Assange’s supporters welcomed a victory; although the judge did not […]

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Extending the Celebration of Beethoven’s Genius to 2021 and Beyond

It is most unfortunate that the cancellation of concerts due to the COVID-19 pandemic occurred precisely in the “Beethoven Year”. Countless numbers of musical events and memorials long planned to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the birth of the great composer had to be called off, or in the best of cases, performed under extremely restrictive conditions. Fortunately, many of […]

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