Category Archives: EuroPeons

The last and best word on sexual assaults in Germany

German women demonstrate against sexism and racism both. They’re getting it right, at least. The media, both there and here? Not so much. For the last two or three days, my newsfeed has been buzzing with stuff about the sexual … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve in Germany: No terror attacks, but mass sexual assault in at least three cities

News footage from the cathedral city of Köln on New Year’s Eve. Cellphone video shows unruly crowds shooting off fireworks carelessly. The local officials are worried that the appearance of some of the men in the footage might spark riots … Continue reading

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Syria: Turkey tips its hand, NATO objectively pro-Daesh, Canada WTF?

Ahem. Sorry for that inelegant header, but this is gonna be an untidy post that covers a lot of rough ground, so hang onto your hats, kiddies. First up, a little video from that shootdown of a Russian Sukhoi yesterday: … Continue reading

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Silence around the roots of the Syrian “jihad”

The Real News delves into the operations of Daesh: who’s funding them, and how they are getting their war matériel. Obviously, the idea that they’re generating their own income is false. Their operations are too expensive to be fueled by … Continue reading

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German women launch new anti-prostitution campaign

Huschke Mau, the formerly prostituted German woman whom you may remember from my “Dear Madame Minister” post awhile back, has been busy lately. She’s banded together with some like-minded colleagues from the political and social-work spheres, and together, they’ve formed … 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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Greece and Puerto Rico: Cristina nails the connections

Remember when Argentina was under attack from a flock of circling black birds with briefcases in their claws? Well, those same birds are now circling around the isles of Greece…and Puerto Rico. And a certain lovely lady president, who is … Continue reading

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German women take on brothel ads

Karina Alteweier, a physician assistant in Leverkusen, Germany, points out an example of the kind of advertising she’s fighting in her city. Right next to it, a children’s musical is advertised. The brothel’s name, address, and other details are blocked … Continue reading

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Q. What kind of “socialist” meets with right-wing putschists?

A. A Spanish one who used to be prime minister, once upon a time: That’s Felipe González, right of centre, plus a whole lotta unsavory Venezuelans. None of whom, incidentally, are socialists themselves. Not even in name only, as Felipillo … 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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