Dull leftists attack Pegida with snobbery

The views of the Stammtisch [pub regulars] are a growing force in Germany.

The new popular movement in Dresden — Pegida, or ‘Patriotic Europeans against the Islamisation of the West’ has highlighted intra-German divisions: not only those between immigrants and … Read the rest

UN to investigate GCHQ, MI5 spying at climate talks

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has announced he will launch an inquiry into allegations that British secret service agents spied on foreign governments at two consecutive international climate summits in 2009 and 2010.

Speaking to Danish television, Ban Ki-moon said … Read the rest

Czech artist gives Communists and Leftists the Finger

thefingerThe Czech artist David Cerny’s sculpture floats in the Vltava River and is aimed at the presidential residence, Prague Castle, in the background.

Mr. Cerny is not known for understatement or diplomacy after displaying a caricature of a former Czech … Read the rest