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In the ring with Utz Claassen

Or: Truth be told: it was fun!

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He’s confrontational. A no holds barred kind of debater. Not, he would have it, like the dull majority of people in the business world: “Companies,” he fumes, almost as soon as we’ve met, “are dominated by conformists – people who know how to play the game and that’s it. They don’t dare to be themselves; don’t dare to express themselves.” And it’s the same treatment for the politicians: “They lie! They lie! They won’t face the truth, they won’t tell the truth.” But, I wonder, what is the truth? Utz Claassen – my latest guest on Talking Germany – thinks he knows. And that is, perhaps, the problem.

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April 4, 2014

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Utz Claassen’s Movie Pick

Utz Claassen has always been a bit of a battler. So, no surprise when is comes to his choice of an FMOAT. First prize goes to Russell Crowe in Gladiator. And, the runner-up: Colin Farrell in Alexander. But, he was disapproving of Wolfgang Petersen’s 2004 epic Troy.

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April 4, 2014

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