Why Germany Can’t Say Nein to Greece
September 26th, 2011
Monday’s New York Times features my oped explaining why Germany can’t say nein to Greece. It’s not just cash, it’s cultural. Goethe, Nietzsche and Thomas Mann can teach us more than Keynes and Krugman.
On the topic of contemporary culture, listen to the witty music of Victoria Miles as she skewers young men disconnected from life and connected only to their video games (“Virtual James”). Her song on jocks includes the lyric “your balls don’t impress me.”