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Damn liberal internet

so this was in the print paper 10/3 about agecies who do the digital campaigning.the titel “Teuflisch liberales Internet” would be tranlates as devilishly liberal...

The Phantom Calls

 Just a week in firang land, they tell me, “Stop talking on the phone all the time.”Piercing a poor reporter-starved of vegetarian food (and I am not even demanding warm, cooked vegetables and more than happy to say, ‘all good’ at the site of raw broccoli,...

Seeing your own country as a foreigner

One of the goals of the WPI Fellowship is to make America understandable for the ten foreign journalists who each year travel throughout the country to get in touch with the different aspects of its society, its politics, its media, its people, its partisan...

Squeezing the steel symbol of Texas between her legs

 Thick cloud of mild perfumes, scent of tobacco leaves and sweat covers the tremor of the blues and jazz maestros in the South. The Lone star casts silver shine over a hormonal pandemonium in the humid Texas evening. Tonight is the high point of the mating...

Mining the humane way

MINING THE HUMANE WAY A dragline MINING THE HUMANE WAY A dragline Being an environmentalist, I am always sceptical about destroying nature in a bid to make human life better. The major victim here is the mining industry.  Mining in all its forms...

Love, Peace and Frogs.

  Love, Peace and Frogs – that is the slogan, reproduced countless times on T-Shirts, Mugs, bracelets and bags. All available in the gift store of the Rainforest Cafe. In Chicago there is one gigantic Rainforest Cafe which seems to be basically a...

Personal Reflections

This going to be cheesy, corny, drippy, sugary… No apologies, you have been warned.Its real name is ‘Cloud Gate’, but people commonly refer to it as ‘The Egg’. It’s a beautiful sculpture in the middle of Millenium Park, in Chicago,...