Category Archives: Confessions of a Bad German

Fire and Fury: The unsexy but still shocking revelations

Host Gregory Wilpert and guest Doug Henwood discuss some of the more surprising (though less headline-making) aspects of Michael Wolff’s book, Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House. The big take-away here? The sheer extent to which Ol’ Donnie’s … Continue reading

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Right-wing troll terrorizes Denver suburb, kills cops

So, you think right-wing trolls are just harmless little boys having a fun wank on the internet, and that they’d never really hurt anyone? Well, that idea should have died a swift and painful death in Charlottesville (instead of Heather … Continue reading

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German right-wing extremists assault police, escalate public confrontations

A street sign in Halle, Germany, defaced with right-wing propaganda stickers. Such “postering” operations are part of a larger strategy to occupy and claim public space for the far right, say local residents. Still think there’s no neo-Nazi problem in … Continue reading

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Dowdy Dickie gets dissed!

Ahem. Just a little theme music to get you in the mood for what’s to come, folkies. I’m a bit under the weather (read: sore and stiff from all the cold and damp), but I’m always in the mood to … Continue reading

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Quotable: Brian Bilston on national identities

And in light of the latest mass shooting and the political inaction that’s bound to follow, those final two lines are the kicker.

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German antifascist explains latest election result

Today’s bit of must-see video comes courtesy of a guy named Jacob, who called in to Sam Seder’s show from Germany to talk a bit about the elections there: What’s really cool is that this guy isn’t some glossy media … Continue reading

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Stupid Sex Tricks: Look, Ma, no h…ELP!

This is not a penis enlarger. OR a sex toy. Not sure what this guy thought he was doing when he decided to put the above 5-pound weight on his penis, but now the whole world knows what he had … Continue reading

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Reichsbürger: Germany’s “sovereign citizens” have blood on their hands

A man known only as Wolfgang P. makes his first court appearance. His face is blurred out in accordance with German privacy law. But what he is accused of sounds very un-German. In fact, it sounds like he’s been taking … Continue reading

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An open letter to Chrystia Freeland

Canadian Bolivarians: Because SOME of us DO understand Venezuela. Dear Chrystia: Hi, you don’t know me from Adam’s housecat. I didn’t vote for your party, and I most certainly didn’t vote for YOU. But since your party won the last … Continue reading

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While neo-Nazis partied in Themar, Sigmar Gabriel singled out Antifa for abuse

Hey! Remember that time Sigmar Gabriel, the German foreign minister, flipped off a bunch of neo-Nazis for calling him a “traitor”? That was almost a year ago. Well, he’s since lost his perspective pretty badly, particularly during the recent G-20 … Continue reading

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