International Women´s Day is a new holiday in Berlin

Irmhild Böll, 1970´s So, we have a new “official public holiday” in Berlin. The 8th of March – #IWD2019. A few months ago, the Senate of Berlin chose to use “International Women´s Day / IWD” for the one new holiday, it was planning to introduce, in order to have a similar amount of free days like other German states (Bavaria used to have 3 more work free days than Berlin). Of course, there have been all kinds of discussions and many arguments against it, but I think, it was […]

2019-06-21T09:34:24+01:00Kategorien: blind-en, Blog @en, politics|Tags: , , |

resistance reading list

No, this performance of #LoserDrumpf in front of Congress has not been „presidential“. It was just a distraction and a „better performance than before“. That´s all! They start performing according to show business expectations – and that makes them even more dangerous…Takei-170302

This administration will not change its nationalistic backwards agenda. Be aware and stay alert! This is one main motto in Aldous Huxley´s novel „Island“, which reminds me of the necessary reading list in times of #resistance, including – of course – all works of Hannah Arendt.

2017-03-02T12:37:08+01:00Kategorien: Blog @en, literature, politics|Tags: , , , |

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