When we decided on this edition of “Punk”, I knew I will have to do immense research and reading about the topic, because, to be honest, I do not know much about it and I do not listen to the punk music much. What caught my interest first, once I
Poems by Tim Klaenfoth
Johnny’s tune Free people in black boots write Songs that no one sings, because the lyrics change all the time. Songs that are adored for the craze they could cause. Songs that have yet to mean something. Sid’s Song In your new leather jacket you’re somebody else. Your tattoos aren’t
Pussy Riot – Between Balaclava and House of Cards
Russia probably is not the country which comes to mind when thinking about punk music; but Pussy Riot is one Russian band that is known across the world, first of all because of the group’s distinct appearance which includes wearing balaclavas and clothing in as many colors as possible, and
The beauty of who we are
If you have plans for exotic travel, then book a flight to South Asia, Pakistan, in particular. Once you arrive in Pakistan, prepare yourself for an interesting road trip on the famous Karakoram highway, where you will be surrounded by serene nature and breathtaking mountains all the way to the
Wonderland – Impressions from Malmö
Photographer: Tania L.
I still haven’t come down Down from where I wanted to be days ago From where I could have been years ago And from where I should have been forever ago I don’t hear a thing anymore But the beat of the marching drum Headed down the path to a
The China Dream – A Utopia of Chinese World Hegemony?
These days it is easy to fall into a bad – or even a hopeless – mood. One just has to open a newspaper to be immediately reminded of the desperate state our world is in. Michail Schwanetzkij, a Russian satirist, famously coined the phrase “Crisis is our normal state”,
Christiana – A Wonderland come true?
What for some appears to be the ultimate dream-come-true wonderland might for others be the worst nightmare. Christiania, a community in Copenhagen, most certainly is one of the places on which opinions differ. Christiania lies in the heart of Copenhagen – only about 35 kilometers from Malmö University – and
“I’ve been looking for freedom”, or have I?
The German Democratic Republic (GDR) was an ambitious project. Good intentions intertwined with bad ideas and the harsh reality of a global capitalist economy, and what resulted was an economically weak espionage state that ensured “safety” and public peace through all means necessary. Stuck in constant competition with its economically