Chris Helmbrecht

A Look at My Daughter’s Elementary School and Beyond


“Building Bridges in the Classroom: Violence Prevention and the Invisible Scars of War”

In my latest blog post, I delve into the issue of violence at my daughter’s elementary school. From the challenges in a school with a high migrant population to personal experiences with a traumatized war veteran – my post sheds light on the multifaceted causes of conflicts and their impact on the school environment. A critical examination of the school management’s solutions and my personal perspective as a parent.

Controversial Accusations Against Bavarian Minister Spark Debate Ahead of State Elections

Hubert Aiwanger

Just weeks before the upcoming Bavarian state elections, allegations against Hubert Aiwanger, Bavaria’s Minister of Economic Affairs and leader of the Free Voters party, have stirred up a whirlwind of controversy. The accusations stem from his school days, where he allegedly authored an antisemitic flyer. The Süddeutsche Zeitung’s report on the matter has not only put Aiwanger under scrutiny but has also raised questions about the newspaper’s role in the unfolding drama.