Category Archives: EuroPeons

How to debunk xenophobia, in easy pictorial form

How to counter a Backward Britain poster calling for a “Brexit”? Let some kid with a Sharpie show you how it’s done: Claim: “Immigration is out of control.” Response: “Is it? The problems in the Middle East are out of … Continue reading

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Germany: Quote satire, get arrested?

If you’re the chief of the Pirate Party of Berlin, and the satire mocks the very thin-skinned president of Turkey, the answer is apparently yes: And of course, this has NOTHING to do with Europe’s attempt to get Turkey to … Continue reading

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This does not bode well.

If you’re hoping that the myriads of corruptos named in the Panama Papers will be brought to justice, Switzerland has some bad news for you: Switzerland has sentenced a former bank IT employee referred to as the “Edward Snowden of … Continue reading

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The Stones in Havana: Who paid for that “free” concert?

Coño, indeed. Now that all the dust has settled after the Stones oh-so-historically played in Havana, it’s time to start asking some hard questions about their “free” concert. After all, Mick Jagger is a notorious greedyguts; he’s even been known … Continue reading

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Dear NYPost: Words mean things. Learn them.

Source: Merriam-Webster.com If you ever wondered why the US public has so much trouble discerning what’s what during an election year, perhaps a clue might lie with their media. In particular, this throwaway piece from the New York Post: Americans, … Continue reading

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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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