Monthly Archives: November 2014

Band Aid Thirty, the IMF and the call to trust the doctor!

Of course something was to happen for the 3oth anniversary of Band Aid, and the recent Ebola epidemic provided an opportunity too good to miss for self-obsessed Geldof and company! I will not engage here with the wider critique of … Continue reading

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Democracy, dictatorship, and the messy space in-between – reflections on commemorating 25 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall

The date: Thursday, 9th of November 1989. I vividly remember the night that is now being commemorated in multiple ways, including through a feature film called Bornholmer Straße that focuses on the East German lieutenant colonel Harald Jäger who opened … Continue reading

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