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German army in the spotlight

protest against public army ceremony

Internationally the pressure on Germany has been mounting to send more troops to conflict  zones. Lately Barack Obama called for more German troops to Afghanistan and also for these to be send to the fighting zones in the Southern provinces. Gordon Brown is also fighting for his political survival. Since he became Prime Minister, Labour has lost Read the full article…


Square Dance blog entry with video

Square Dance blog entry with video

The weather here is unfortunately grey, rainy and cold as ever. Phoned my parents and they have got sunny hot weather with about 30 degrees and Daddy is swimming in the huge open-air public swimming pool nearly ever day. They had a day out with their Square Dance Club last weekend, and my mum told Read the full article…


G8 evaluation

So, we are now back in grey and rainy old Scotland, washing the mountains of dirty clothes and reflecting on the protests at the G8. I am working on my interviews now, and here are the first Vox Pops of some protesters chilling out at Camp Reddelich on Friday. VOX POPS PODCAST: German only: Das Read the full article…


Ken Loaches neueste Filmprojekte

Ken Loach hat anlaesslich des Kinostartes seines neusten Filmes “Sweet Sixteen” dazu aufgerufen, die Altersbeschraenkung zu seinem Film zu missachten. Der Film wurde in die Kategorie “Ueber 18″ von der British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) eingestuft, weil in dem Film mehr als 200 Fluchwoerter enthalten sind. “Das Problem ist, dass die meisten der Zensoren Read the full article…


D.A.R.E. – Enklave der behinderten, revolutionären AnarchistInnen

d.a.r.e.: disabled anarchist revolutionary enclave Enklave der behinderten, revolutionären AnarchistInnen d.a.r.e. ist ein etwas Älteres Theaterstück aus dem Jahre 1997, das neu auf Tour geht. Die Handlung spielt in einer nicht all zu fernen Zukunft. Vier behinderte Anarchisten treffen sich im virtuellen Anarchist Chatroom und diskutieren über das neue Gesetz, welches besagt, dass sich ab Read the full article…