Now we are sliding gently into the winter of our discontent.
by Georg Metzler
The leading statesmen and generals ‚take responsibility‘ for the fate which they impose on their peoples. But what does that mean? A terrible responsibility must mean that he who takes it on takes on a terrible risk.
In the last few days, a new image has been added to the multitude of street scenes of Viennese war suffering: a man who has been bent into a right-angle by the war, an invalid with a broken spine, moves almost inexplicably along the Kärntnerstraße, selling newspapers.