“Shadows of the Summit Pointing West” (1960)
!: Meinhof must have paid very close attention to current events.
?: Why does America have so much sway in international organizations?
“Hitler Within You” (1961)
!: Underlying structures of power are usually to blame.
?: How has the shaping of history changed now that the internet allows people to access so much information?
“Human Dignity is Violable” (1962)
!: It’s weird how we only ever really hear of nuclear weapons when it comes to Russia and the U.S.
?: How would the US be different if our Constitution was as recent or malleable?
“Women in the SDS: Acting on Their Own Behalf” (1968)
!: I once read that the great thinkers of the Enlightenment and Renaissance wouldn’t have had time to accomplish what they did if women hadn’t been taking care of so many responsibilities.
?: How much of an impact does making a private matter public have?
!: I’d never thought about the logic behind editorials.
?: Is the press ever truly “free?”
The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum
!: I was surprised how someone was able to openly admit that they had been a Nazi.
?: At what point is journalism no longer considered free speech?
!: It was interesting how divisive the RAF was to the German public despite being branded as terrorists.
?: Is violent protest ever effective?