Albert was born in Leer, East Frisia (Germany). Before becoming RLS–NYC co-director, he worked as editor at the German monthly “Blätter” and as lecturer of Political Science at the Free University Berlin. He recently published a biography of Martin Luther King, jr. From 2008 to 2011, Albert served as president of the science advisory board of the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung.
Political Intrigue, Celebration Capitalism, and Spotlight on Korea
It appears the 2018 Winter Olympics, taking place in Pyeongchang, South Korea, will be an arena for politics as well as sports. The Games are taking place against a backdrop of rising military tensions involving North Korea, accusations of corruption against the International Olympic Committee, and the ban of Russia over doping allegations.
How will these geopolitical tensions play out in the Winter......
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