on being German assholes/ Ihr seid nicht das Volk

want to
express anger

disbelief

whereas
actually
just want to
throw up

***

Deutschland schützen?

vor was genau?

gleichgeschalteten Medien
oder
gleichgeschaltetem Idiotentum?

***

These two poems deal with the current Pegida-movement in Germany. Pegida for “Patriotic Europeans against Islamization”. For all who understand German, I highly recommend these two articles/videos:

http://www.spiegel.de/kultur/gesellschaft/pegida-die-neue-abkuerzung-fuer-auslaender-raus-a-1007914.html

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4 Responses to on being German assholes/ Ihr seid nicht das Volk

  1. Dhyan says:

    and it’s not going to get better any time soon. Only worse. Sorry.

    at least the Heute-Show is funny.
    I should watch it more often.

  2. what I meant was that ok, some of these who now go on the streets, aren’t primarily racists, but just worried (for their work, etc.) and they are quite easily instrumentalized/talked to to connect their fears with stereotypes towards foreigners (by neonazis, etc.) – I mean does one looses its job because of economy, etc. or because there are immigrants? don’t say all demonstrating are really stupid but they miss some (important) links/details in the big picture

    mmm, have to think about if it is really connected with 2006 or not even earlier; the past 9/11-discussions, the war in Afghanistan, etc. …

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