Handelsblatt Video: Reporter Jessica Springfeld gives an analysis of the Ist-Situation (Ger: “current situation”) of German society i have been yapping about for a decade. “Reactionary, misanthropic rancor in the form of anti-Islamic-sentiment, racism, and me-first mentality has long become bon-ton in the so-called mainstream of society, and the political and intellectual ivory tower including members of the media are either un-aware or in denial of the trend.”

We find ourselves, with the rest of the West, in a swing of the ideological pendulum toward a vulgar, reactionary parochialism of a very malevolent sort.

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