Since I have started interning at the US Congress there has not been a week that was not eventful in terms of news. However, going to work this week was different. Every morning I walked into the office and what followed the initial exchange of “Good morning” and “How are you?” was “More pipe bombs […]
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This week, 12 pipe bombs were sent to prominent Democrats and Trump critics. On Oct. 25, American Space Leipzig Director, Crister S. Garrett, talked to Deutschlandfunk Radio about the incidents. It is clear, Prof. Garrett explains, that this was attempted terrorism against critics of the Trump administration. This form of American domestic terrorism is not […]
The midterms are getting closer and you can feel that on the Hill. Why? Because we have been out of session for the past few weeks and will continue to be until after the elections on November 6. That does not mean, however, that these have not been exciting times, as events from domestic and […]
The past two weeks have been extraordinary. Despite all the focus at the moment being placed on the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who lived and worked in Washington, D.C., the nomination and later confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) is what still creates all the headlines. […]
It has been three weeks since I’ve started my internship at the US House of Representatives. What is the recipe for success? Coffee and news, news, news, and more news. Also, enough storage space on your phone for all the podcasts that analyze everything that has happened in the past weeks, from the Supreme Court […]
Maša Ocvirk, former intern and core member of the American Space Leipzig team, is currently working as a Congressional intern in Washington D.C. In the following weeks, Maša will share her experience with us. Follow her journey in the weekly series “From Leipzig to Washington D.C.” every Monday at www.americanspace-leipzig.de Washington—The City where Politics never […]
Trumponomics? Ist das wirklich so neu? Prof. Crister S. Garrett erklärt was es mit der Handels- und Außenpolitik von Präsident Donald Trump auf sich hat und ordnet sie historisch ein. Er stellt dabei heraus, dass es eine historische Kontinuität in Trumps Handeln gibt und dass seine Politik vielleicht auch der deutschen nicht so fremd ist, […]
On April 12, American Space Leipzig Director, Prof. Crister S. Garrett, discussed the US’s reaction to Syria’s chemical attack at PhoenixRunde. You can watch the heated debate about the politics of information, geopolitical interests, and humanitarian intervention below.
On 22 February 2018, Gideon Marks, Anchor Mentor at Google Launchpad Accelerator and Board Advisor at GlobeKeeper, came to American Space Leipzig to share his experience with young entrepreneurs. We asked him three questions about his work in the 3-Question Interview.
On February 15, FAZ interviewed American Space Leipzig Director, Crister S. Garrett, about the Florida mass shooting in which 17 people were killed. Crister Garrett explained that the reasons for such shootings are complex and go beyond the discussions about the Second Amendment. Social as well as cultural particularities combined with access to weapons contribute […]