Development aid for whom?

Reading time ~ 8 minutes Development aid here, development aid there – for decades we’ve heard the plea for development aid from every corner. With such extensive efforts, it must be a tremendous success? Why is development aid not being scaled back then, but rather its call is felt louder and louder? Why are the

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I'm not made of money

Reading time ~ 8 minutes “Give me your money!”, it sounds menacingly from all corners. “Stop the thieves!”, one is inclined to shout back. However, there are no robberies taking place; people reach into someone else’s pockets in a completely legal manner. But the perpetrators have as little respect for the property of others as

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Capitalist education machinery

Reading time ~ 7 minutes There are only a few white spots around the world where capitalism has not yet found its way. Withdrawn indigenous peoples successfully keep the supposed civilization at bay. There are also some light gray dots. Also indigenous groups who live according to their tradition and only have rudimentary points of

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Apple Polymorphy

Reading time ~ 4 minutes Elite, comfortably equipped, pleasant ambience and prudent full-time care with fussy access control. Full-bodied high-gloss promises tempt you to believe in the digital Garden of Eden. On every corner, numerous conveniences convey bliss and promise isolation from unpleasant annoyances. Just everything that is appropriate for upscale luxury. A corresponding credit

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Voluntary Slaves

Reading time ~ 2 minutes In the tendency of people to rise above others and use them to their own advantage up to the pain threshold, behavior of Gig-Economy is neither surprising nor unexpected. In each one of us there is a tendency to slavery and to consider others worthless enough to take full control

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Neoliberal inequality

Reading time ~ 3 minutes Companies are focused on the fact that on the result side one factor towers above everything and the bigger and fatter it is, the better: profit! In the row of suppliers, however, one circumstance causes a bad mood: employees! Everywhere the most unpleasant cost producer; everywhere the unit under the

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Apple Mania

Reading time ~ 3 minutes Can you be responsible for the stupidity of consumers? No … but you can take advantage of this to make them dependent. Which company does not dream of a following in permanent delirium that buys everything from you? Not just the monetary offers, but also the intangible behavior? From this

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The poison apple

Reading time ~ 3 minutes It is not for nothing that the once bitten apple awakens the connection to the – hopefully – well-known fairy tale of Snow White. As there, the local one is advertised with all kinds of seductive promises. The only difference is that nowadays there is no deep sleep, but the

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