Englische Texte

G'day! Based in Sydney as free lancing foreign correspondent I mostly work for a range of German quality media. Ever so often I get the chance to contribute to local media, too. Here are some examples of my work.

Banking Regulation: Protecting the Engine Room of the Economy PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 16 April 2010 00:00

In the wake of the global financial crisis, Australian bankers have been singled out as different from their counterparts on other continents. In the US, the government had to bail out Citibank and Bank of America, the German government took action to stop the collapse of the Hypo Real Estate and the British government nationalised Northern Rock Countrywide Financial. But in Australia no taxpayers' money was spent on banks, nor did the federal government have to nationalise any banks. Technically, Australia did not even have a recession. But what exactly did Canberra do better than London, Brussels or Washington?

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Last Updated on Monday, 19 April 2010 23:50
J-Wire: “Where does the fun end for you – short of the Holocaust?” Tarantino's “Inglorious Basterds” PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 14 September 2009 03:09


70 years after the beginning of the Second World War thousands flock to the movies to watch “Inglorious Basterds”, the latest oeuvre by Quentin Tarantino. This film, set 1941 in Nazi-occupied France tells two interweaving stories: one of a team of Jewish-American soldiers called the “Basterds” who sneak behind the front lines to kill and scalp any German officer they can get hold of; the other about the dedication of a young French woman to assassinate the entire Nazi leadership at once in Paris.

Last Updated on Friday, 09 April 2010 01:13
The Australian: Swimming with the monsters of the Deep PDF Print E-mail
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Saturday, 03 April 2010 00:00

If you don't mind losing a bit of skin, swimming with tuna is far more exciting than eating them.

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Last Updated on Monday, 05 April 2010 03:47
AFR/Boss Magazine: The clean desk pollicy PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 04 May 2009 08:04

The so-called clean desk policy is in vogue. More and more companies instruct their employees to leave their desks in the evenings as if they have been licked clean. Not one sheet of paper may disfigure the designer furniture, there should be few reminders of the work that is actually done, or of the ordinary people who labour there.

Last Updated on Friday, 09 April 2010 01:15

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