Category Archives: Deepest Darkest Africa

Happy Mother’s Day, you nasty badasses…

…from the most nasty-badass mama and precious baby (and the queeniest narrator!) of all time: “And the honey badger’s daddy REALLY doesn’t give a shit.”

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Music for a Sunday: Ain’t gonna play Sun City!

First up, a little question: Who remembers South Africa? And what was going on there that needed to be abolished? Since our lovely new Liberal government has decided to support an apartheid regime in Israel, and considers nonviolent protests against … Continue reading

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Rape law in Germany: a veritable devil’s carnival of injustice

The memo that “Not All Men” have gotten, but which all men should get. Including white men in general, and Germans in particular. Hi, me again, harping about Köln, again. Or rather, translating yet another good Störenfriedas piece about just … Continue reading

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The kernel of Köln: another good analysis

Women demonstrate against sexism and racism at a flash-mob rally in Köln, Germany. (Photo: Reuters) A few days ago, I found this piece by Margarete Stokowski on the Spiegel website. It doesn’t appear there in English (some other columnists do), … Continue reading

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New Year’s assaults in Köln: A different local view, and a challenge

Via a post by Hanna Dahlberg on the Störenfriedas blog, I found this wonderful Facebook status by a resident of Köln. Regina Schleheck was also at the main train station in the city that night, and also surrounded by a … Continue reading

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Algeria: The real, unmentionable key to the Paris attacks

The Battle of Algiers, an award-winning film based on the true story of the struggle for Algerian independence. Saadi Yacef, who plays El-Hadi Jaffar, was an actual FLN guerrilla leader; the character Jaffar is basically himself a few years before … Continue reading

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Chris Alexander, refugee killer

Chris Alexander killed little Alan Kurdi. Alan is the three-year-old Syrian boy whose drowned body, washed up on a Turkish beach, has been plastered all over the media, Facebook, Twitter, you name it. His mother, Reham, and older brother Galib, … Continue reading

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Economics for Dummies: The African refugee situation, summed up

It’s not just boats that are sinking. It’s PEOPLE. The fact that so many Africans are fleeing from their homes and drowning off the coast of Italy makes me think that, just like the Haitians who are still being punished … Continue reading

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Cuban anti-cancer vaccine heads to Roswell Park, NY

Dr. Candace Johnson of the Roswell Park Cancer Institute, speaking at a press conference in Cuba. Behind her, at left, is New York governor Andrew Cuomo. Well. If THIS isn’t historic, I don’t know what is: The Molecular Immunology Centre … Continue reading

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Cristina kicks Israel’s ass; Bibi own-goals himself before US congress

A half-hour portion of Cristina’s speech before the Argentine parliament the other day, which lasted about four hours in all. This portion specifically concerns the AMIA and Israeli embassy bombings. If you can understand Spanish, you really need to see … Continue reading

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