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Online, pigeon water is what we swim in and slather on ourselves.
A story about living. « I have a family and I have a job and I have a teaching gig, and these things have me. »
On Cyril Schäublin’s Unrueh (2022), cinema & scale. « No other film has so resized me. »
Dramatic economic inflations have punctuated twentieth-century political history. Is austerity a class strategy?
« I like my tyrants like I like my heroes. That is, crushed by a giant chandelier. »
Time? For? Socialism? What happened when Thomas Piketty descended from the elegant mathematical Olympus of economic theory into the muck of political and economic crises, public debates, social confrontations, and competing visions of progress?
How could it be that despite decades of rigorous European unification, of open borders and largely adjusted standards of living, a virus was able to kill up to 40 times more people in one country than in another, only a few hundred kilometers away?
Wie konnte es sein, dass trotz jahrzehntelanger rigoroser europäischer Einigung, offener Grenzen und weitgehend angeglichener Lebensstandards ein Virus in einem Land bis zu 40 Mal mehr Menschen töten konnte als in einem anderen, nur wenige hundert Kilometer entfernt?
No one would have understood both the sentiment and the absurdity more keenly than Marx himself, whose face has adorned real currencies in more countries than anyone else’s, with the possible exception of Elizabeth II.