We tend to think of identity politics as merely another form of social control and mobilization. What most people forget: Anything referring to your identity tries to shape your very core, the person you are, wish to be and are perceived as. Continue reading Colonizing your conception of “self”
Terrorist attacks, even more so than conventional war, are aimed at identity politics. Which makes #JeSuisCharlie and #JeNeSuisPasCharlie extremely political. Continue reading Qui est Charlie?
About a thousand people killed in armed conflicts, many more injured or deserting their homes and seeking asylum, and parts of the Ukraine independent or de facto independent: That is the result of the conflict in the Ukraine by now. Who saw it coming? Continue reading Ukraine und Identitäten