Archive for the ‘68ers’ Category

This article is from Sign and Sight, which has ceased trading.  The anti-Semitism of the 68ers Philipp Gessler and Stefan Reinecke talk with Tilman Fichter about the bomb planted in Berlin’s Jewish Community Centre in 1969 On November 9, 1969, on the anniversary of “Kristallnacht“, over two hundred people were gathered in Berlin’s Jewish Community […]

By Alan Johnson

@ndy writes: Yeah. Thought I may as well throw this up, if only ’cause I reckon Anti-German Translation will link to it, and every time they link to my blog, I get a free bagel from Glick’s (but ssshhh, don’t tell anyone — it’ll like, totally blow my cover!). It’s the story of a quack […]

Martin in the Margins on good and bad ways to teach about hatred and terrorism. Concludes: The best response to being asked to ‘understand’ the feelings of fascists and terrorists remains that of air stewardess Gabriele von Lutzau (whom I quoted here), when asked if she would like to meet one of her former Baader-Meinhof captors: […]

Johanna Kaschke update from Dave Osler here.

Brilliant review of 2008 by David Burchell. Extract: […] This year was supposed to be a year of memorials and anniversaries, yet these too failed to offer succour or illumination. The 40th anniversary of the Prague Spring was commemorated by the spectacle of Russian tanks clattering into another former satellite state, as if in a […]

Variousness 2


Flesh is Grass: Were the keffiyehs at Urban Outfitters fairly traded? Extract: A keffiyeh is perhaps more commonly known as a ‘PLOscarf’ although I read (several years ago in a good but out-of-print book called ‘My Enemy My Self‘ by Yoram Binur which I can recommend – in the tradition of John Howard Griffin’s Black Like […]



Edmund Standing at Butterflies and Wheels. Extract: Just as Himmler admired and befriended Al-Husseini, and just as von Leers enthusiastically promoted a perverse union of radical Islam and Nazism, so today we find neo-Nazis applauding Jihadism and seeking to offer it their support. The 9/11 attacks are a case in point. In the aftermath of […]



FARC and the German left: THE FARC COMPUTER German Left Wing May Have Ties to Colombian Extremists According to data found on a laptop confiscated by Colombian authorities, the terrorist group FARC may have had ties to left-wing politicians in Germany. E-mails found on the computer, confiscated after the recent killing of FARC commander Reyes, […]