Berlin Diary: Playgrounds

     |    Thursday August 12th, 2010

The photographic image, whether on paper or the computer screen, is two dimensional. But pumping your legs and making a big upward arc on a swing is a little trip through time and space.

Berlin Diary

     |    Wednesday August 11th, 2010

The top picture looks like a beach on some exotic shore but it was taken at the Krumme Lanke lake in southern Berlin. The boy is walking along the earth. In contrast, the girl is jumping from a tree – not yet splashed through the water’s glossy surface. She is ‘caught’ in the sky -the 

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Ecuadorians sue Canadian mining company Copper Mesa

     |    Tuesday March 23rd, 2010

  Copper Mesa is the same company whose plans to mine copper from beneath the ‘cloud forests’ in Junin meant that the indigenous peoples there faced devastation and relocation. The film WHEN CLOUDS CLEAR documents the struggle of the Intag region native inhabitants to protect their land and way of life.  This week, Copper 

Read more congratulates Attac Germany on their 10th year anniversary

     |    Friday January 22nd, 2010

Today, January 22, 2010, marks the 10th anniversary of Attac, the Germany-based ‘fair globalization’ advocacy organization. Their birthday bash takes place in Frankfurt am Main on January 23, 2010 (2 pm to open end). To help celebrate, bands and artists such as the Donots, Bela B., Jan Delay and Sportfreunde Stiller have performed exclusive songs 

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