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Pflaumendatschi

Zu “Thierse lästert über Schwaben in Berlin”, Spiegel online, 30.12.2012. Ressentiments der Altberliner gegen Neuberliner sind ein altes Problem und in einer internationalen, dynamischen Weltstadt wie Berlin seit jeher ein eher trauriger Witz. Der Berliner Schwabenhaß ist eine besonders ärgerliche … Continue reading

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De mortuis nihil nisi bonum

Watching tv footage of the mass hysterical manifestations of grief in North Korea I thought, well, maybe we underestimated Kim Jong Il all along and North Korea’s beloved leader really was quite a nice chap. The gargantuan amount of pictures … Continue reading

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Education to be privatised?

Prince Hans-Adam II of Liechtenstein, neoliberal banker, entrepreneur, billionaire and hereditary head of state of the Principality of Liechtenstein, wants all kindergartens, schools, colleges and universities to be privatised. Instead of funding the country’s educational institutions the state should pay … Continue reading

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