Unemployable uterus

Looking at “Feminization of Poverty” today. Stumbled across this graffiti on-line: It read Nezaposljiva maternica in Slovenian (English: “unemployable uturus”) Image: Nezaposljiva_maternica.jpg. Description English: “Unemployable uterus”, a graffito at Petkovšek Embankment in Ljubljana.… Continue reading

Struggle

Recently came across this meme on line and thought … Here try this on: Let us assume that “progress” is a relatively contemporary concept (the last 200 or so years) and has yet… Continue reading

Zerreißprobe

Die Zerreißprobe – Wie die Angst vor dem Fremden unsere Demokratie bedroht. 16 Feb 2017 19:00h Jüdisches Museum Berlin (Großer Saal) Lindenstraße 9–14 10969 Berlin http://www.jmberlin.de Mit Gästen: Lamya Kaddor (Autor*in, Pädagog*in, Islamwissenschaftler*in),… Continue reading

Virtual Colonialism

Hegemonic Media and Their Opponents The panel discusses emerging forms of digital colonialism by companies like Facebook and Google, and reviews various examples of opposition. Speakers: Geert Lovink, Maya Indira Ganesh, Geraldine Juárez,… Continue reading

Goodbye, K-Punk.

We have lost one of our own. Sleep softly, Professor Fisher. Mark Fisher aka: K-Punk (11 July 1968 – 13 January 2017). Best known for what he critically termed “Capitalist realism”, a phenomenon… Continue reading

Economics & Physics

Matthias Ruth speaks at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Singapore Entropy Law and Economics Dr. Matthias Ruth Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy Tuesday, March 11, 2014 Dr. Matthias… Continue reading

Walkanow

Word of the day … English: “The good aspects of Capitalism really only exist thanks to its confrontation with Marxism.” ❦ Quelle: Siegfried Kogelfranz: Warum wir wieder mehr Ludwig Erhard brauchen. In: Spiegel… Continue reading

Raise the scarlet standard high

We could all use a bit of this in these uncertain times. The Red Flag (Jim Connell, 1889) Melody: The White Cockade (Robert Burns, 1790) Sung by: Billy Bragg (from the Album “The… Continue reading

Saint George Michael

A response to Pecksniffian comments on LGBT Germany regarding a mural “St. George, Patron Saint of Parks at Night” (2017) by Stereogamous and the artist Scott Marsh in Newtown, Sydney, Australia. Image: Saint George Michael, Patron… Continue reading

Kiddy Smile

… is a leading force of the Paris’ ballroom scene butch queens, rude boys cruisin’, butts bounce in nylon track pants, and destroyin’ drag queens … Kiddy Smile ‘Let A B!tch Know’