The Womb he crawled from

The womb he crawled from is still going strong. We find these words in The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, written by Bertolt Brecht. Most timely a reminder, findig ourselves at the doorsteps of the votes in Turkey and France. And while knowing about the meaning of highly emotional performances of a hate preacher like Trump, we should … Continua a leggere

“Interesting times” we may say …

“Interesting times” we may say … … and we may say that “probably every generation, every era was in its own terms an interesting time” … but in any case we, at least not all of us can dance it away: “Frankly speaking I am a bit afraid” “Ich weiss nicht, wie es weither geht” … Continua a leggere

The Next Round?

I just heard/read the news from Istanbul. Sounds like another terrible round …, and still it is the old story? So they write: — Ataturk Airport is “one of the most secure airports in the world,” CNN senior law enforcement analyst Tom Fuentes says. But the airport has been “very overwhelmed for several decades with terrorism from PKK.” … Continua a leggere