Rarely has a party been demasked as racist as in this interview by Tim Sebastian, a British journalist. Read the rest of this entry »
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The Fall of the Berlin Wall signaled a false dawn as we are in fact surrounded by walls, physically, mentally and electronically. Read the rest of this entry »
I’ve already written something about the Greece – Germany quarterfinal tonight (http://wp.me/pY9NP-i8), but here is another excellent post about the same subject. More vocal, more critical, very good! Read it!
- Greece v Germany, the bailout game (bbc.co.uk)
- Greek Davids ready to topple German Goliaths (ekathimerini.com)
- Cartoon: Greece v Germany, the Bailout Game (englishblog.com)
- Tomorrow, The European Crisis Moves To The Pitch (wnyc.org)
- Politics by other means (ekathimerini.com)
- Greece Seeks to Win Germany’s Respect at Euro 2012 (nytimes.com)
- When Politics play Football: Greece vs. Germany Euro 2012 (donotmentionthewar.wordpress.com)
- Football, Greece-Germany, with Angela Merkel (donotmentionthewar.wordpress.com)
- EURO 2012: the political subtext revealed (guardian.co.uk)
This video is called EURO 2012 Greece-Russia: Greek and Russian football fans in Warsaw.
The Euro 2012 European football championship in Poland and Ukraine has reached the quarter-final stage.
From now on, it is the “knock out system”: if a team loses one match, it is out. The winners proceed to the next round.
Tomorrow, Friday evening east European time, in Gdansk in Poland, Germany will play Greece.
Angela Merkel, chancellor of Germany, will be there.
Earlier, there had been news that Ms Merkel’s government would boycott the football championship. As a protest against violations of the rights of Ukrainian ex-prime minister Yulia Volodymyrivna Tymoshenko; now in jail for corruption.
Not that human rights were any better when Ms Tymoshenko and her “orange” coalition still ruled the Ukraine. Ms Merkel cares about Tymoshenko, not because she cares about human rights in general. But because Tymoshenko, a…
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The quarter-final between Greece and Germany, like no other carries an extra political burden with it. On the one hand Greece a country which is bothering the Euro zone quite some bit to say the least. On the other Germany, the strongest economy of the continent will play out who will progress to the semi-final at Euro 2012. Read the rest of this entry »