Unilateral German action on the border is a game changer in Europe

Editor's note: This post was originally published on Patreon on 2 July 2018.

By the way, in the last post I failed to explain the European context. Why does this matter? It's not just about refugees. It's about German hegemony and European cohesion. Let me explain below.
The German Federal System
One thing a lot of people fail to appreciate is the degree to which Germany believes in federalism. And by that I mean that the whole German political system is set up to spread the wealth and to give equal treatment to all parts of the country, as much as is feasible. Everything in Germany is about the Bund, the Federation. You see that word "Bund" everywhere when it comes to German government activities.

So when it comes to refugees, the Germans spread the wealth too. Refugees are disper...

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