Hollywood Reporter: My Father, Woody Allen, and the Danger of Questions Unasked

Passend dazu empfehle ich den Artikel von Laurie Penny zu Stoyas Vorwürfen gegen James Deen. When The New York Times ultimately ran my sister’s story in 2014, it gave her 936 words online, embedded in an article with careful caveats….

The Guardian: Neoliberalism – the ideology at the root of all our problems

It may seem strange that a doctrine promising choice and freedom should have been promoted with the slogan “there is no alternative”. But, as Hayek remarked on a visit to Pinochet’s Chile – one of the first nations in which…

FT.com: How the Mad Men lost the plot

The Refresh Project accomplished everything a social media campaign is supposed to accomplish: millions of Facebook likes and thousands of new Twitter followers. But it didn’t sell Pepsi. Pepsi Cola and Diet Pepsi both lost about 5 per cent of…

Slate: Why the Editors of a Top Linguistic Journal Resigned En Masse

Rooryck said Lingua and most journals publish work by professors whose salaries are paid directly or indirectly with public funds. So why, he asked, should access to such research be blocked? Source: Lingua editors and editorial board quit the journal, citing lack…

antiprodukt: Flüchtlingskrise 2015 – Ich war dabei

Flucht und die Flüchtenden werden romantisiert, eventisiert, instrumentalisiert, fotografiert und monetarisiert. Objekte, an denen die eigene Größe oder „soziale Ader“ bewiesen werden kann. Über all das gemeinschaftliche Gemenschel und das patriotische Spätsommermärchen wird gern ignoriert, dass jedes Festivals oder Fußballspiel einen…

Clash Magazine: Nothing Stays Tha Same – Mike Paradinas

We have 20 years of experience so we can put together an album which is more meaningful and culturally relevant than some playlist. I think we can work with an artist and get the best out of them. And we’re…

ZEIT Magazin: Die Welt ist mir zuviel

Verwundert trenne ich kleine Beigaben heraus: ein Ausmalbuch für Erwachsene, darin “zarte Blumen, ein Fink oder gestempelte Sinnsprüche”, Postkarten mit Fotos von Luftballons, Papierdrachen und Teetassen, ein Set aus Mach-dir-keine-Sorgen-Karten für den Nachttisch. Eine heile, warme, ängstliche, ganz und gar…

Medium: Against Productivity

Productivity never asks what it builds, just how much of it can be piled up before we leave or die. It is irrelevant to pleasure. It’s agnostic about the fate of humanity. It’s not even selfish, because production negates the…

Rolling Stone: The $9 Billion Witness: Meet JPMorgan Chases Worst Nightmare

A few days later, Fleischmann, who had by then moved back to Vancouver and was looking for work, was at a mall when she saw a Wall Street Journal headline on her iPhone: JPMorgan Insider Helps U.S. in Probe. The story said that…

The Guardian: Today’s Britain: where the poor are forced to steal or beg from food banks

They could have read the letters from researchers in the British Medical Journal warning that the rise in food poverty has “all the signs of a public health emergency”. They could have looked over the hospital admissions statistics showing a…