Selected essays appearing here, there, and everywhere. A lot of my writing appears at kultur360.com, but I also publish occasional pieces in the press or right here at jamesmskidmore.com.
The annual meeting of the Canadian Network for Innovation took place in Sudbury last week. The theme this year was "Diversities of Learning and Learners: What's in Our Natures."
Since German elections rarely produce a majority government, the end of the campaign marks the start of negotiations between the largest faction in the Bundestag (federal parliament) and other parties willing to join a coalition government.
Hannah Arendt's thinking on totalitarianism is being rediscovered.
This article reconsiders the comparisons of Donald Trump to Adolf Hitler.
Germany's entry for the foreign language Oscar is a largely conventional German historical film
As Germany's leaders navigate their way through Europe's challenges, they could do far worse than to let themselves be guided by the reunification generation's abiding desire to be part of an open and conciliatory Europe.
Berlin filmmaker Marc Bauder and his brother Christopher commemorated the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall by installing a Lichtgrenze (Border of Light).
The novel’s arresting cover must have made Germans stop and look. In a country where people still use bookstores to find out about new books, one look at the all-white cover with only the barest outlines of a head – a swath of hair that falls to the left, and a small, square moustache formed by the title of the book, Er ist wieder da – and every reader will know: this is a book about Hitler.