Time passed. Empires fall. The official end of the Habsburg empire came on 11 November 1918, when Emperor Charles I (Karl Franz Joseph), King of Hungary, King of Bohemia and Croatia, and Galicia and Lodomeria, made his famous proclamation: "Filled now as ever with unchangeable love for my people I will no longer set my person as a barrier to their free development ... The people has now taken over the government through its representatives." … [Read more...] about Great dynasties of the world: The Habsburgs
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Ed. note: The term "Rasse," or "race," is mentioned in Article 3 of the German Constitution: "No person shall be favored or disfavored because of sex, parentage, race, language, homeland and origin, faith or religious or political opinions." However, the term also translates to "breed" for non-human animals. In light of current scientific consensus on the nonexistence of differing human "races" as well as Germany's Nazi history, the word has increasingly become seen as a loaded term that should not be applied to humans. … [Read more...] about Racism in Germany ‘an issue for society as a whole’
He, too, has been stopped by police officers over trifles numerous times, he says. "I've been pulled over for going five miles over the speed limit. They tried to ask me do I have drugs on me when I just got out of the military." Bryan says he is "tired of seeing my people die." The young man's eyes are now filled with tears of anger over injustice. … [Read more...] about Generation Z joins George Floyd demonstrations
It's not busy yet on Wednesday morning, with gray skies and the occasional rain shower. But by the time the sun comes out in the afternoon, the bustling boardwalk is almost enough to make you forget that the US is still in the middle of a pandemic. Debby and her husband Gene are definitely not thinking about the virus on their camping trip by the sea. "We are done with corona," Debby says. … [Read more...] about Ocean City, USA: ‘We’re done with corona’
Anyway, step-wise, the success has not been resounding. By far the best way of getting the male heir to up his activity levels is Pokémon Go and I didn’t even bother to buy him a Fitbit. The girls work full-time at subverting the system by working out what they can do instead of a step that the device will register as a step. Not many things, it turns out. This exercise is more intellectual than physical. … [Read more...] about I’m using Fitbits to track my kids’ sleep – what could possibly go wrong?