Drucktechniken: Von Hand gedruckt ? und gar nicht anachronistisch

In ihren Holzschnitten reflektiert Christiane Baumgartner die Funktionsweisen der heutigen Wahrnehmung. Jens Schubert verbindet archetypische Formen mit Computerspiel- und Fantasy-Welten in seinen farbigen Linolschnitten. Beide nutzen traditionelle grafische Techniken für aktuelle Bilder. more more

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Pascal Bruckner and the reality disconnect

Friday 14 January, 2011

The French writer Pascal Bruckner wants to forbid a word. Which sounds more like a typically German obsession. But for Bruckner, "Islamophobia" is one of "those expressions which we dearly need to banish from our vocabulary". One asks oneself with some trepidation which other words we "dearly need" to get rid of: Right-wing populism? Racism? Relativism? By Alan Posener
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Hitler's diplomats debunked

Wednesday 10 November, 2010

TeaserPicIn September Thilo Sarrazin's bestseller "Germany is Abolishing Itself" blamed the decline of the Federal Republic on immigrants and the "underclass". Now, as Alan Posener points out, the first shots have been fired in the counter-offensive: "The Ministry and the Past" exposes the active role played by the Foreign Ministry in the Holocaust and shows that the last place Germany should seek salvation is in its elites.
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