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Lauterbach stops law on ex-post triage

(GermanPolicy.com) – Federal Minister of Health Lauterbach has stopped a bill that would allow intensive care in clinical care in favor of a patient with a better chance of survival. Lauterbach rejects ex-post triage because it is “ethically unacceptable,” he justified his decision. The German…

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President of the Bundestag Bas commemorates the victims of World War II

(GermanPolicy.com) – This past Sunday, President of the Bundestag Bas commemorated the victims of World War II in the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv. It constituted a “big step,” said Bas, that she was invited to the mentioned memorial day to mark the end of the…

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Hospital burdens reduced

(GermanPolicy.com) – A welcome relaxation is recorded at the clinics in Germany. According to the CEO of the German Hospital Society, Gaß, there are currently 1,300 hospitalized Covid 19 patients. The number is lower than in September 2021. The situation, as it stands, allows the…

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Police register many violations on day of action

(GermanPolicy.com) – During a nationwide day of action that lasted 24 hours, police registered a total of around 5,400 violations in around 102,000 controls. In around 900 cases, drivers had drunk too much alcohol or were even under the influence of drugs. In 2487 controls,…

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Heil: minimum wage required by the welfare state

(GermanPolicy.com) – Federal Minister of Labor Heil described the augmented minimum wage of 12 euros as being required by the welfare state. Raising the lower wage limit is also necessary because the price trend suggests it. Millions of people would be left behind without the…

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BDA calls for moderate wage settlements

(GermanPolicy.com) – The Confederation of German Employers’ Associations (BDA) has called on unions to make moderate, responsible wage demands. BDA President Dulger said that moderate wage agreements are in the interests of both social partners. As a result of the current crises, it is important…

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Trade unions: energy prices should be capped, rich tax shold be introduced

(GermanPolicy.com) – The boss of the IG Metall, a trade union, has spoken out in favor of a price cap on electricity and energy costs, which will relieve people. “Prices should be capped for up to 8,000 kilowatt hours a year, and only then should…

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Posted in Economy Finance

Former chief of top economists warns of a dangerous spiral

(GermanPolicy.com) – The former chief of Germany’s top economists, Feld, has warned of a wage-price spiral if excessive wage demands are made. Permanent increases in standard wages would further fuel inflation. If one wanted to fully compensate for inflation, this would have a negative impact…

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Lindner against renewed generalized relief measures

(GermanPolicy.com) – Federal Finance Minister Lindner has expressed reservations about calls for renewed relief in response to high inflation. One is able to cushion economic hardships. It is also possible to prevent structural breaks. “But all this has the character of a shock absorber.” Aid…

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Scholz warns against the decoupling of states and against deglobalization

(GermanPolicy.com) – German Chancellor Scholz has warned against deglobalization. In view of the current crises, a “decoupling” of nations should not take place. He rejected isolation, new customs barriers and protectionism, Scholz said at a ceremony marking the 100th anniversary of the Overseas Club. On…

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Baerbock against global food shortages

(GermanPolicy.com) – Federal Foreign Minister Baerbock wants to forge a global alliance to fight food shortages and rising prices in the current crises. The fight against hunger can only be solved together, said Baerbock in an interview. Germany must take responsibility for this, she said…

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Federal Environment Ministry for better protection of the seas

(GermanPolicy.com) – The Federal Environment Ministry wants to protect the world’s oceans better. According to a spokeswoman for the Ministry of the Environment, who announced the establishment of a post for the Commissioner for the Sea, they are aiming for a cross-departmental and legally binding…

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Baerbock will travel to Ukraine

(GermanPolicy.com) – Federal Foreign Minister Baerbock is to make a trip to Ukraine in the near future. After a talk on Thursday between Federal President Steinmeier and the Ukrainian President Selenskyj, in which disagreements were cleared up, Chancellor Scholz announced the Foreign Minister’s trip. He…

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Reformed Triage Bill

(GermanPolicy.com) – In the future, it should be medically ethical to stop treating one person and continue treating another patient with a better chance of survival when tight capacities are tight. A prerequisite is an exact examination, as a media report from a draft law…

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Fourth booster vaccination recommended for risk groups

(GermanPolicy.com) – Older people and people with previous illnesses are urgently requested to have a fourth vaccination against the Coronavirus. That statement was put forward by the chairman of the Standing Vaccination Commission, Mertens. In autumn, the risk of infection will again increase. People over…

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Higher electricity and gas prices expected

(GermanPolicy.com) – In the coming months there may be further price increases for electricity and gas. Customers should be prepared for this, according to an analysis by the Federal Association of Energy and Water Industries. Wholesale prices would be passed on to the consumer. Since…

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Huber to become CSU general secretary

(GermanPolicy.com) – The Bavarian member of the state parliament, Martin Huber, is to be elected the new CSU general secretary, as party chairman Söder announced. This was decided unanimously by the board of his party. A general secretary needs both organizational skills and grass roots…

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Union parties against extra taxation of companies

(GermanPolicy.com) – The CDU-CSU has spoken out against the Greens’ proposal to tax companies that make particularly high profits as a result of the Ukraine war. Citizens and companies are unsettled because of the record inflation. Therefore, the discussion is going in the wrong direction,…

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Interior Minister Faeser calls for a modern immigration law

(GermanPolicy.com) – Federal Minister of the Interior Nancy Faeser is committed to improving the shortage of skilled workers with a modern immigration law. workers are urgently needed. Faeser intends to introduce an opportunity card with a points system in order to create incentives for qualified…

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Association of Cities: tighten the Infection Protection Act for fall

(GermanPolicy.com) – The German Association of Cities has appealed to the Federal Government to take precautions as soon as possible with a view to a Corona wave that could occur in autumn. City day general manager Dedy said, according to media reports, that a new…

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Lauterbach on Covid-19: preparing for autumn

(GermanPolicy.com) – Health Minister Lauterbach sees an easing of the Covid-19 situation during the summer, but does not want to give the all-clear either. That’s what the politician said at the ‘Ludwig-Erhard Summit’ at Tegernsee. The number of cases is likely to remain low. Lauterbach…

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