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El rollo of Albert Royo

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The former secretary-general of Diplocat, Albert Royo, has been cut off. He is no longer this wizard of Catalan diplomacy...

Fly little pigeon - The migrant generation

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Immigration, a key element in the 20th-century working-class context of an underdeveloped world, persists to this day...

Searching the perspective of a future

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"Speaking without perspective is like looking through a keyhole. You see the other side, but only halfway". One year on...

EU faces uncertainty as Brexit and pandemic hit hard

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As 2020 draws to a close, the EU unknowingly teeters on the brink. After a year of disastrous political posturing and...

Solution to the Stalemate in Kashmir

The Kashmir region in India is perpetually in the news because of the violence and anti-Indian agitation of the local...

India is not a democracy but 'demon-o-cracy'

India as per its constitution, is a secular nation but secularism has been blatantly misused by the majority of political...

Bahar Mustafa and hate speech

Bahar Mustafa - diversity just got weird
In Germany, there is little tolerance of intolerance. That may come as a surprise to some, namely those who are ignorant...

Frutos de Mar: Consejos para preparar vieyras, pulpo y camarones

Frutos de Mar
Las variadas y extensas variedades y tipos de frutos de mar existentes sobre la faz de la tierra (o bajo el agua mejor...

Desarmando el prejuicio: Fútbol, Xenofobia, Racismo y Discriminación

Estadio Monumental, C.A.R.P., Buenos Aires
Discriminación Monumental   Para todos los futboleros existen momentos que quedan grabados en la memoria para toda...

German should be easier than French, but is it?

Why is German harder to learn than French?
"French is prettier than German" Or "It's the language of love". "It's melodic, less harsh". "French is easier"....

Don't Blame Germany

Germany is right, Europe needs austerity
After attending an academic conference in 2011, I and my friend were on vacation in Miami, Florida. One evening we drove...

Organ donation: to opt-in or opt-out

Organ donation: to opt-in or opt-out - that is the question
Timothy Potenz asks you whether you think Germans should have to register to become organ donors, or the other way...

Lovell's Lowdown

Mark Lovell looks forward to hearing from you.
Sports fans worldwide, not just in Great Britain, should be freely able to revel in Bradley Wiggins' stunning success in...

The Energy Conundrum and the EU

Thorium powered reactors may be the future
The EU went down the path of a single common currency with the hope of progressing to full political and economic...

Prawn sandwich brigade descends on Munich

Hospitality boxes will be doing a roaring trade. Photo wikimedia commons/Mike Rosenberg
The biggest game of the European club calendar is finally upon us with tickets for the clash at the Allianz Arena like...
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The end of one alarm. The beginning of another?

This moment was desired for so long that I am not in a position to understand whether or not we are ready for the next...

Barcelona, a step backward

I could start with the pandemic parenthesis that is hitting us at the moment. I could unleash indignation in the face of...
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The forgotten ones

I saw her through the glass. It's true that I passed by very quickly, engrossed in my thoughts, but her simple and...
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The new Parlament

This week the bankrupt investiture of Pere Aragones brought the new Catalan Parliament to the fore. I refer to this...
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Do androids dream with electric sheeps?

It is not so disturbing that robots resemble human beings; the scary thing is that it is the other way around. Perfect...

The art of discrimination

In spite of the times we live in, it is not difficult to find a society, and all those that fit within each of them,...

Environmentalists should hope for quick economic rebound

We are seeing significant pollution and greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reductions as a result of the economic slowdown...

Mainstream Media and the Shameless Manipulation of Women

Over a year ago, Donald Trump was elected as the latest US president, in a surprise result which hit the mainstream media...

Shamelessly Corrupt and Incompetent Pakistan

The recent incident involving kidnapping and the subsequent killing of two Chinese citizens during June in Pakistan is...

The Only Opposition Venezuela's Government Cannot Get Rid of Is Reality

As Venezuela faces its most chaotic situation in its 216-years of history, both government and opposition prepare for...

Indian Patriotism on Display

The Supreme Court of India came up with a ruling in November 2016 that all cinema halls in India shall play the national...

Catalunya: causa estupor la difusión del video Ciutat Morta, sobre el caso 4F

Es probablemente necesario una vez más encabezar asegurando que quien firma es autodeterminista e independentista si el...
Billete de 10 pesos argentinos, aproximadamente U$s 0,75

Opinión: La Argentina malcriada

¿Para cuando un presidente honesto, sencillo y estadista en Argentina?  Cuando la mayoría de los argentinos sean...
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Frutos de Mar: Camarones y Langostinos

Hablemos de Camarones y Langostinos que son ambos muy similares pero distintos en suborden biologico. A simple vista los...
Parte de los integrantes y voluntarios de la ONG Animal Libre

Animal Libre, una ONG que trabaja por los Derechos Animales

    "El especismo ha de condenarse porque, del mismo modo que el sexismo opera para oprimir a las mujeres e impedir...
Spot de campaña Fernando De la Rua

Opinión: Campañas Políticas, el menos mediocre antes que el más bueno

Antes de empezar, quisiera proponerles un ejercicio que puede llegar a resultarles traumático pero puede demostrar lo...
The public-private sector partnership is instrumental in crafting cost-effective policies against climate change in Africa

Crafting cost-effective policies against climate change

The Earth's Climate is changing. There is now one-fifth more carbon in the atmosphere than there was in 2000 and there few...
Muñecos de presidentes argentinos realizados por artista desconocido

Opinión: Si fuera Presidente.....

Solo soy un ciudadano común, no muy ilustrado, pero si muy bien intencionado. En un intento de describir a quien me...
El Chef y Sushiman Camote Langer es Director y Socio del Restaurant Farang, en Buenos Aires

Palabra de Chef: Buenas Costumbres a la hora del Sushi

Después de varios años sin atención directa al público decido volver con un restaurante a la calle, alguien...
Munich, every surfer's wet dream

Germany Surf Paradise?

The title alone is an eyebrow elevator for anyone who hasn't stepped foot in the asparagus epicentre of Europe (Germany...
Lost in a Bavarian Laundrette

Lost in a Bavarian Laundrette

I thought I had quite a good grasp of German. Until I moved to Munich, that is. I had spent months diligently copying...
The Spitz legend inspired generations

Spitz saves '72 and more

Being a child of the mid-sixties, most of my first real memories came to me in the early 1970s, with the exception of the...
Forests are the future and must be treated with the respect they deserve.

Wise and focused leaders cannot give away forests!

I saw a young boy driving a huge horse along a narrow path directing it whenever it tried to turn around. I asked myself,...
Sports Editor : Mark Lovell

A Summer of Sport

First of all, a very warm welcome to the first print edition of The Munich Times. We take a look back on an exciting Euro...
Mark Lovell discusses doping.

Lovell's Lowdown

Only a few days into the 2012 Olympics and the first cases of doping have already hit the headlines - a gymnast from...
Mark Lovell - The Munich Times Sports Editor

Lovell's Lowdown

I used to have the (dubious) pleasure of living next to Bayern Munich's training grounds. I say dubious because there is...
The evening's debaters and host at Schwabing's TamS Theater

Facebook, Twitter and Co.

I love Fridays. I really do. Not for the reasons you might assume. It's media-related - my reason. I really enjoy the...
Not to be. Bayern loses a heart breaker, Americans would say keep playing

The week in review: 14.05-20.05 A thud, a whack, a strike and a blast

What a week it was. It started out with so much promise for the inhabitants of Munich and then it just went thud. Bastian...
Church, State and Traditional Media vs Social Media

Church, State and Media Empires Get Buzzed

Social media is finding its voice and redefining the pecking order in global power institutions. Michael Comte, a...