Archive for the ‘Northern Europe’ Category

A recommendation for Tom Walker’s blog. Here’s some stuff from it: OSLOndon In a late note to editors on the topic of the flaneur, Walter Benjamin discussed the customer’s empathy for the commodity and the commodity’s empathy for the customer. Instead of “work adorning the citizen” (“Arbeit ist des Bürgers Zierde”), in industrial society the […]

News from Malmo


Malmo in Sweden has become an icon for many of the rising tide of antisemitism in Europe. In that light, this report (via icare) is interesting: Hate crimes against Jews living in Malmö, in southern Sweden, are growing less common, reported Swedish radio station SR. The number of reported crimes are less than half as many […]

A long and well-worth reading post at Z-Word: The Anti-Jewish Riots in Oslo, a guest post by Christian Tau of NIJ, about Eirik Eiglad’s recently published The anti-Jewish riots in Oslo. I find the post somewhat problematic because of this passage: A left-wing activist Author Eirik Eiglad is the editor of Communalism, a journal which […]

Variousness 8


Illustrations in this post from Stickerkitty. // Germany: Hebrew and English banned for Quds day (but police say sorry…). Don’t let religion trump human rights. Merkel’s pro-Russianism. Meet Germany’s next foreign minister: Guido Westerwelle. // UK: Antifa England debunk the Aryan Martyrs Brigade. The BNP is anti-worker. TUC should focus on Iran, not Israel. // Sweden: […]

Variousness 5


The Revolutionary Communist Party and its “liberal” comrades. Radical Leftists, Neo-Nazis, and other “Anti-Zionists” in a Tizzy Over the Launching of Z Street. Germany’s Obama: Cem Ozdemir’s support for Israel is considered unshakable. (Via Greens Engage) Poland in Pictures. Gelman and Good Dictatorships. Steve Cohen: Writing as a Jewish traitor – An imagined disputation with my comrades […]

From Malmo


From the Davis Cup: Anja and Engage. Note this pic: “Antifa” activists again deployed alongside fascists, and minimising the Holocaust too.

Nazi squatters


From Alert! (in Searchlight November 2008): Police ejected a bunch of violent nazis, on 11 October, from a dilapidated mansion they had occupied in the small village of Monster, near The Hague in the south of Holland, after a series of clashes with local youngsters. The eviction took place in the early hours with riot […]

Variousness 3


Music: Uncarved on dubstep releases. Django on the best music of 2008. Octopus 2: Fresh poulp. Antisemitism and conspiracy theory: Special feature: Scandanavia: Manfred Gerstenfeld on Norway as a new paradigm for antisemitism. Jonathan Leman and Gudmondson on the Swedish Social Democrat supporters of Hezbollah. Francis Sedgemore on the Danish intifada. Principia Dialectica on critical […]

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