- John Oliver vs. the Trump Era: The Rolling Stone Interview “I’m British. Our lives are basically a marathon and a sprint of running away from ourselves.”
- Bannon v Kushner power struggle makes Fridays interesting at W.H. — “A well-placed D.C. source says it’s no coincidence that President Trump’s anti-Muslim “travel ban” broke last Friday after senior presidential adviser Jared Kushner, an observant Jew, had checked out for the day. The situation is described by our spy as “a power struggle between two senior advisers” Kushner and former Breitbart chief, Steve Bannon.
“Everyone is working 24/7, but Jared, because of his religious views, not only can’t be in the White House, but can’t be on his phone, can’t drive his car, can’t listen to the radio — he can’t be reached,” says our whistleblower. Observant Jews are prohibited from working between sunset Friday and sunset Saturday.”
- For Germany, Trump Poses a Problem With No Clear Solution — “We still don’t really have a clue who we are in the world and who we want to be,” said Jana Puglierin of the German Council on Foreign Relations. That makes it difficult to face increasingly urgent questions, she said, over “what role we should play, who Germany is, how dominant do we want to be.”
Nach der Trennung ihrer Eltern wuchs Ksenia in Deutschland bei ihrer Mutter auf. Als junge Frau fragt sie sich nun: Wie viel Russland steckt eigentlich in mir? FluterTV begleitete Ksenia auf der Reise zu ihrem Vater, in ihre Geburtsstadt Omsk: