Posts Tagged ‘berlin’

Michael Ezra blogs: The Mail Online has an article up about an anti-fascist, topless, feminist activist in Dresden praising Bomber Harris for the bombing of that city in 1945.  Anna Edwards, who wrote the article, comments: Between February 13th and February 14th 1945, between 35,000 and 135,000 people were killed by Allied bombing in Dresden. In his […]

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 […]

Interesting article by by Joel Schalit. Here’s a short extract to get you tempted: “Racism is no longer a problem,” said the sociologist, as she put down her drink. “Amongst Germans, it’s no longer an issue. They accept difference now. Today, it’s the immigrants that are the problem, like the eastern Europeans, who are intolerant of […]

An excellent post at History is Made at Night, which I recommend highly. Here’s some extracts, but you’ll want to read the whole thing. A global economic crisis is leading to global austerity – yet paradoxically in places at the sharp end populist nationalism is resurgent amidst the demonstrations and riots. A recent survey of the […]



who put the shit in shituationism? A recent conversation between Fancypunk and Dr0fn0thing, the first generation of the Shituationist Institute (est. 2008), tossing around some thoughts on crisis, rave and history. (pdf version) (jpg version) Fancypunk: I feel like Greece the last years turned into a weird, uncomfortable place. The new occasion of the “financial crisis” somehow […]

History is Made at Night posts some great Berlin street art here, from his visit for the Datacide issue launch party which I blogged here.  

Datacide 11


History is Made at Night writes: I went to Berlin recently for the launch of the new issue (number 11) of Datacide – ‘the magazine for noise and politics’. There were a couple of events. First up was a series of talks at Cagliostro, a bar in Friedrichshain which also houses the Praxis record shop (plenty of breakcore, noise and hard […]

Variousness 14


/// Germany: Stefan Steinberg on Peter Sloterdijk’s defence of German Central Bank executive member Thilo Sarrazin and his racist, antisemitic outburst. The Chicago Boyz on East Germany then and now. And Slack Andy with some antifa notes: In Germany: “An 88-year-old former Waffen SS fanatic went has gone on trial accused of the wartime execution […]

Classless on the student riots at Humboldt University, at Drink-Soaked Trots

From Engage: Israel Is ‘Canceled’ in Berlin From THE WALL STREET JOURNAL EUROPE, July 7, 2008 “Iranian calls for the destruction of Israel are almost routine these days. But for a former official of the Islamic Republic to call for the destruction of the Jewish state in the city where the Holocaust was planned adds […]