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History of the West and the turn for the worse

History of the West and the turn for the worse

G7 summit

At a G7 meeting in Japan, the West was united.

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Bonn British historian Timothy Garton Ash, born in London in 1955, has toured Europe for more than 50 years. “Freedom rather than oppression” is his credo.

He not only supported the opposition Solidarnosc movement in Poland and later accompanied German reunification. Garton Ash also met statesmen such as Bronislav Jeremic, Helmut Kohl, Tony Blair and George W. Bush.

With the book “Europe. A personal story”, the “professional European” has now taken stock – and the result is sobering. Because the democratic awakening of the former Eastern Bloc countries in the 1990s led to an almost intoxicating triumph of capitalism and the supposed “end of history”.

But then, at the latest, the global financial crisis created a hangover from which Europe has not recovered to this day. How did you get to this?

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