Difficult being an american

Reading time ~ 3 minutes Bread and games. What already worked excellently in ancient Rome finds its perfected continuation in the USA. With football, baseball, basketball and ice hockey, four sports keep the Americans happy. And when it comes to food, the country of supposedly unlimited possibilities is making the most of all: oversized portions,

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The perversion of intentions – 04

Reading time ~ < 1 minute Warnings about climate change and its consequences have been issued since the 1980s. The oil giant Exxon knew about the negative effects of its industrial sector since the early 1970s through a self-commissioned study. What has politics done about this? They consequently paved the way for every step that contributed

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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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Malformation Television

Reading time ~ 7 minutes It happened in 1963, when the first Interstate Broadcasting Treaty (RStV) provided a uniform framework for the uncontrolled growth that had prevailed until then. To finance what was now officially Public Service Broadcasting, the ingenious plan was devised to make users pay for it – state-imposed Pay-TV. In return, the

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