What makes young Germans tick

A recent SINUS survey conducted on behalf of the German Children and Youth Foundation, the Catholic Youth Federation, the Federal Center for Political Education and several other organizations reveals that the German youth of 2016 is hardly interested in provocative subcultures anymore, and prefers the mainstream instead. The authors claim that "a majority of young people agree that at this particular … Continue reading What makes young Germans tick

The German Standard – Or Is It the Standard German?…

Don't worry, I am not going to bore you with yet another foray into ISO Quality Management, DIN-Standards, TÜV or the like. But it still doesn't hurt to stay a little giddy (where's that glass of rosé?) for this (literally) serious topic. As you all probably know, a cultural standard is the specific and fairly … Continue reading The German Standard – Or Is It the Standard German?…