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    • Do retirees pay double taxes? This question has preoccupied tax experts and courts for years. The Federal Fiscal Court will make a decision in May. This could cost the state billions - and relieve many current and future retirees. What those affected can do.

  • Politicians and the media outbid each other in March and April with horror scenarios for the third corona wave. After the federal emergency brake was passed, however, it turned out that it was not nearly as bad as feared by SPD health expert Karl Lauterbach and others.

  • Since the beginning of the pandemic, politicians and hospitals have been warning of overloading the intensive care units. A research team led by Matthias Schrappe has now presented an explosive paper. Here the doctor and economist explains why he doubts that “honesty was played”.

  • Ethics Council member Lob-Hüdepohl makes it clear: Children and young people also have a responsibility to society - and they would benefit directly from vaccination. A vaccination requirement for schoolchildren is basically conceivable. And he sees a lack of justice for the unvaccinated.

  • At Anne Will, easing is discussed. While innkeepers and hoteliers want a carefree summer season, doctor Carola Holzner explains why she will definitely stay at home.