Schwiiz, 2013

Summer retrospective #2: Bergell, Switzerland. Now, there could lots to be said about this small country lost in the middle of the Alps, we all heard the stories; But this time, it’s just going to be a few pictures speaking. And maybe a note that this all-too-neat little neighbouring country was for some reason sadly under-visited […]

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Tasteful Unsustainability (or the Story of a Green Economy)

When I strolled around the European Parliament in Brussels and suddenly noticed a poster that titled ‘Sustaining Sustainability’ in big red letters, then it caught my attention because of two reasons: First, such an over-exploitation of an already over-exploited catchphrase can only mean trouble and second, it happened right here, right now. The subtitle “making […]

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Swedish Spring Magic

I’ll excuse myself for my overly flattering choice of words here, but the arrival of spring up here in Sweden was something truly magical. This article in DIE ZEIT talkes, in my opinion, a little too close to the surface about the current unrests in some suburbs of Stockholm, but what the author did nail […]

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Open Access Journals and Capitalism: An Interview with Christian Fuchs

Here is the transcript of an interview I conducted with Professor Christian Fuchs from the University of Westminster for a recent course paper. This was originally posted here: http://fuchs.uti.at/901/ Q: Publishing articles online requires server space and labour power. Since your journal tripleC: Communication, Capitalism & Critique does not charge readers nor authors, how exactly are those costs covered? Christian:tripleC […]

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Catalunya is not Patagonia

The only reason for this title is a subtle reminder to, next time, bring a 100m rope and climb that route. Looks amazing. But also, the title holds a lot of truth, as Catalunya has arguably less wind and is more renown for its high quality red wine. Both facts contribute towards a very enjoyable […]

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