"Slowly but surely acting more like a global power, a changing German nation is holding its 25th Reunification Day. If I have a wish for the future as a politically interested German person, it is that “we” think a little less about “our” past and “German” constraints, and a lot more about the world and global problems. It might take another ten, probably twenty years, for some of those who do exactly this to come to power. But with so many young Germans expressing open-armed sympathy for floods of refugees, makes this writer very optimistic."
The full article is on the Quartz website.