Little Croydon

Today I am teaching in Düsseldorf. The subject of the discussion turns to immigration. It often does in Germany. Immigration and assimilation cause huge problems here, despite what the Chancelor tells the foreign press. One of the biggest headaches is the existence of so-called "ghettos": suburbs of cities which have been settled by immigrants in … Continue reading Little Croydon


I hear some good news today. I am not talking about Dortmund's latest victory against Hoffenheim. Dortmund against Hoffenheim is always the closest thing to a bar fight that you'll ever see on a football field and today is no exception. I hear my bit of good news before the kickoff. I am talking to … Continue reading Cut!