Authors Posts by Joshua Freedman

Joshua Freedman


‘We didn’t betray Prince Harry. Honest…’

In their edition of February 20, the German women’s magazine Frau im Spiegel speculated that Prince Harry might be in Iraq on service without...

Next up: Shoplifting, live from Sainsbury’s

I’m sure raiding a private house is a bread-and-butter matter for most police forces. This week police searched German postal service head Klaus Zumwinkel’s...

Pretty in Pink

Joshua Freedman talks to creator Martha Lane Fox Talk about last minute. Martha Lane Fox was lucky to make it. The entrepreneur was...

Tosh. Or a joke, perhaps

The excellent German blog Die Achse des Guten ("The Axis of Good") has drawn my attention to this bizarre claim in today's Daily Record:Legendary...


It didn't take long to notice that the Germans have no equivalent of the verb "to facebook".So I thought I'd coin one. "Facebookieren."It uses...

German quote of the week

Thanks to the big screen in the Frankfurt underground for this: Der Utopist sieht das Paradies, der Realist das Paradies plus Schlange — Friedrich...

Here’s one lot who’ll be smiling about the Guevara story

I should welcome Billy as the latest entrant to the Cherwell24 blogging community. His funereal post on how McCain’s going to be six feet...

Catching the tiger and the dragon

I think we all agree now that China and India are the economic powers of the future. But do the German media do justice...

Marx? Groucho, I assume*

So I was talking to a middle-aged Jewish man here in Frankfurt very proud to have the surname Goldschmidt. A very old and prestigious...

Fascist-itis spreads to the continent

In-party rows are contagious. Firstly, late last year:George Galloway and his supporters have split from Respect. After a week in which he has tried...


Voluntourism: how a booming industry has real world consequences

Combining volunteering with tourism often harms rather than helps disadvantaged communities

Follow the Money: How football puts finance over fans

In light of Bolton Wanderer's narrow escape from administration, we need to confront how money dominates our nation's favourite sport.

Aung San Suu Kyi’s honorary degree should be revoked

If the degree was awarded to honour human rights, can it not be revoked to honour human rights?

The government is wrong to dismiss abortion clinic buffer zones

Protests outside abortion clinics are a form of harassment which undermine the free choices of women

Tolkien fans visit Oxford to celebrate author

The four-day event will include a Hobbit bake-off