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Pulitzer prize winner on trump era: “the absolute nadir”

Ronan Farrow is a journalist and ex-diplomat. He has now written a book about US foreign policy. What can we expect?

Ronan Farrow, son of Mia Farrow and Woody Allen, wrote an award-winning story about the Weinstein case Photo: AP

taz am wochenende: Mr. Farrow, you describe the destruction of the State Department in Washington. Since Donald Trump became president, the budget, staff and field offices around the world have been drastically cut. What’s the goal?

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Left party wants willy brandt auxiliary corps: “as of today, he’s ours!”

The Left Party wants to downsize the army – in favor of a "Willy Brandt Corps." Now there is a dispute about who "owns" the former SPD chancellor.

Bad mood at the SPD: The left wants to steal the former chancellor Photo: Imago/IPON

There won’t be much going on when the Bundestag debates Willy Brandt’s legacy on Thursday. The corresponding motion of the left-wing parliamentary group is on place 16 of the agenda. A half-hour debate, long after 8 pm. It would be quite a surprise if more than two dozen deputies were still sitting in the plenary session.