Archive for August, 2012

Nazi merchandising?

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , on 31 August 2012 by delclem

A MEN’S clothes store in India is being asked to change its name after the chosen ‘Hitler’ upsets the local community.”

Summer canard, naïveté or evil business – taking the vile merchandising & ‘branding’ of Nazi history a step further…?

And what is the Gandhi-Tshirt suupposed to mean?


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Anti-Semitic cartoon posted by HC Strache

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , on 28 August 2012 by delclem

“An Austrian politician has caused a furious backlash after he posted a grotesque cartoon on his Facebook page, showing a banker with a hooked nose and Star of David cufflinks.” >full text (c) HUFFINGTON POST 2012

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Youth against Nazism

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , on 26 August 2012 by delclem

“A short account of the Schlurfs, working
class Austrian youth who rejected the
values of Nazism” (c) 2012

Kusturica’s Nationalist Disneyland

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , on 23 August 2012 by delclem


“On 28 June, which is the anniversary of the battle of Kosovo, the Bosnian Serb film maker was going to inaugurate Andrićgrad: a town (theme park?) built to celebrate the work of writer Ivo Andrić. Belgrade journalist Boško Jakšić dénonces a project, which he claims is intent on instrumentalising history and memory for nationalist ends.” Full text (c) 2012

Another text (c) THE GUARDIAN, 2012


Peter Sloterdijk’s “Bubbles”

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , on 21 August 2012 by delclem


Bubbles is the first volume of Peter Sloterdijk‘s hugely ambitious and suggestive trilogy Spheres (1998-2004) to appear in English. Here he attempts nothing less than a metaphysical history of enclosed spaces, utopian or practical pods and domes, real and fantastical atmospheres or ecosystems.” Review (c) THE GUARDIAN 2012

Illustration: carpet by Margret Eicher Sloterdijk facing the Holy Inquisition of Trivial Taste


Free Pussy Riot !

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , on 20 August 2012 by delclem


The True Blasphemy: a statement by the Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Žižek on the Pussy Riot trial (c) DANGEROUSMINDS.NET 2012
>Another text by the Nobel laureate Elfriede Jelinek (in German)


Underground with Mozart & Co.

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , on 15 August 2012 by delclem



A new tourist attraction takes visitors underground where they can listen to Mozart, experience a model air raid shelter or run with the rats.” > Review
(c) 2012