Berlin Elections 2011 Part 1 – Campaign Posters

     |    Sunday August 28th, 2011

This is not an endorsement of the party that published this poster (Piratenpartei or Pirate Party). But the slogan – “don’t trust any poster – inform yourselves!” was a rare beacon of light in an election campaign that eclipsed past ones with particularly vapid and opportunistic (even for election campaign standards) communiqués.

Berlin Elections 2011 Part 2 – Every Vote 2011

     |    Sunday August 28th, 2011

“No taxation without representation.” This key demand of the seceding colonists during the American Revolution in 1775/76 is not cited in support of the Tea Party (the 21st century ultra-conservarvative-libertarian US political movement, not necessarily the 1773 direct action against the tea tax autocratically levied by the Kingdom of Great Britain on the American colonies), 

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