RTL report: Church houses skeleton population

This report was translated into English by RTL Radio Luxembourg, for RTL Today. The original was a Luxembourgish radio report about the UNESCO World Heritage site in Kutna Hora, Czech Republic. At an 85km distance from Prague – which translates into roughly an hour an a half’s journey by train – makes the site a […]

[Reportage] Kutná Hora: UNESCO-Weltkulturierwen an Tschechien

Dëse Reportage ass fir RTL Radio Lëtzebuerg produzéiert ginn an ass de 29. Mee iwwerdroë ginn. De ganze Beitrag kann een hei lauschteren. Kutná Hora, op Däitsch Kuttenberg, ass eng Stad an Tschechien déi zum UNESCO-Weltkulturierwen zielt. Besonnesch bekannt ass de Sedletz-Ossarium, eng kleng Kierch an där dausende vun Doudekäpp hänken.

Η βαθιά ιστορία της φορολόγησης μπορεί να σας εκπλήξει

Δύο πράγματα στη ζωή είναι σίγουρα: Ο θάνατος και οι φόροι. Έτσι λέει το ρητό. Κι όμως, παρά το γεγονός ότι η αναγκαιότητα της φορολόγησης σε μεγάλο βαθμό δεν αμφισβητείται, η “συναίνεση” για τη χρήση της είναι ένα νέο ιστορικό φαινόμενο. Πώς έφτασε η φοροδιαφυγή, που αρχικά ήταν μια πράξη προστασίας έναντι της κρατικής κατάχρησης, […]

ШУМАН ЩЕШЕ ДА Е ЕВРОСКЕПТИК ДНЕС

В опит да продадат идеята за Европейския съюз като една нововъзникаща супер-държава, подръжниците на тази теза, започват да приемат един език, който изглежда обявява прехода на ЕС от икономически съюз към федерална държава. Част от въпросната реторика е и описанието на личности като Жан Моне, Алтиро Спинели и Робер Шуман като „бащите-основатели на ЕС“.

Communist East Germany’s awful track record on homosexuality

In its last parliamentary session before the summer break, the German Bundestag legalised same-sex marriage. The vote – if not the result – came as a surprise to everyone. Including, perhaps, Merkel herself. Merkel’s party, the Christian Democrats (CDU/CSU) is in a coalition with the Social Democrats (SPD) and both parties had agreed to not put the issue of […]

Health Nazis Were Actually A Thing

Many smokers these days poke fun at the crusaders of the anti-tobacco lobby as “health nazis.” The comparison is related to the extreme and authoritarian nature of national socialism. Tobacco control campaigners have tried, including through academic studies, to brand this Nazi-rhetoric as a fallacy.