Tag Archives: Germany

Chris Agnos of Sustainable Human, Sari Caine Glickstein and David Rigo of the Slightly Altered States Theater

We ended the semester at Sex and Politics with discussions about German politics, the NY arts scene, and new ideas about sustainability in the face of Climate Change and global warming. First up, Sex and Politics Alumnus Zack Murphy spoke to Aaron Schwayze, a graduate student from Berlin majoring in enviromental engineering. They discussed¬†German reaction […]

We’re spying on Europe (and they are p*ssed)

So today’s news is the gift that keeps on giving from the Edward Snowden case. It has been revealed that the US had turned on the NSA’s surveillance prowess against the lovely people of Germany, a country whose citizenry has a well-founded fear of government snooping. When even former Stasi officials are pronouncing themselves both […]

Not to scare anybody…

I am really, really not in the market for new conspiracy theories. Honest. I’m not going out of my way to read meanings into things. I don’t pay much attention to Alex Jones or his lefty counterparts. I love the work of Amy Goodman (and give her credence on all her reporting), but I’ve stopped […]

Entitlement cuts and other con games

So thanks to reporting in Politico (dissected nicely here), we now know that ‘serious people’ in DC are talking about entitlement cuts as the only way to stabilize the US Federal budget going forward. This is (unsurprisingly) a coterie of the 1% who will never depend on Social Security to keep the lights on and […]