The depopulation of the former East Germany has reached a crucial stage, say experts. For the first time it is recognised that communities expected to become economically successful after German reunification are ‘not going to make it’. And now, also for the first time, there are calls for the massive subsidies pumped into the east since reunification to be cut off.
Finally, he’d had enough. Instead of hunting around for a cheaper supplier, Musk founded his own rocket company. His friends thought he was crazy, and tried to intervene, but he would not be talked down.