EuropeNews April 27 2008
This essay is a response to an essay authored by John Matthies and published by PajamasMedia and Middel East Forum. It is part of a broader debate concerning what some maintain is a resurgent (and possibly dangerous) “Far Right” movement, while others maintain that no such thing is taking place, and that the notion constitutes scaremongering based on misunderstanding and misinterpretations of the facts on the ground. Læs resten
EuropeNews April 18 2008
Update: Nojoud got her divorce! An anonymous sponsor paid YR 100,000 for her freedom. The good news is that she’s free. The bad news is that she was still traded free, Her freedom was not granted her solely on basis of her rights as an individual. Legislative initiatives are in the works to stem the legal loopholes that permit pedophilia in Yemen. Nojoud herself shows common sense. She wants back to school and never get married again. Læs resten
EuropeNews April 12 2008
‘Schism’ is a video response to ‘Fitna’, the controversial movie by Geert Wilders, which I commented upon here. The intention of ‘Schism’ is to portray Christianity as a brutal religion, and thus show that ‘Fitna’ is a bad, propagandistic move. Let us see how this goes down. Læs resten
Ursprunglich bei EuropeNews 10 April 2008
Buchbesprechung von Henrik R Clausen
Faschismus als Metaideologie – ein Ansatz von dem wir viel lernen können!
Dieser Brocken von einem Buch mit Tonnen von Fußnoten ist ein großer Kandidat für den ‚Umstrittensten Titel des Jahres‘. Faschismus an sich ist schrecklich genug, aber die neuen Thesen von Jonah Goldberg werden die Einsätze verdreifachen.
Aber das Wichtigste zuerst – worum geht es im Buch? Læs resten
EuropeNews April 09 2008
Now the much-anticipated mini-movie ‘Fitna‘ by the Dutch politician Geert Wilders has been out for a couple of weeks. Since this didn’t cause the world to end, it seems timely to go through it and figure out what the fuss was about, and what the message of the movie really is. Læs resten