Monthly Archives: July 2020


Guardian: Poland reported its highest daily rise in coronavirus cases since the start of the pandemic, with 615 new infections and a further 15 deaths. Cases in the Czech Republic surpassed 16,000 as a recent sharp rise in infections continued.

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On the old town square in Poznań *none* of the restaurant staff wear masks. I’ve seen only a couple tourists with them. I am not happy about this. It’s pretty weird: beautiful day, beautiful square, lots of people enjoying themselves. … Continue reading

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No Gun Ri Bridge, July 26-29, 1950

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SZ: Als der irakische Diktator Saddam Hussein im August 1990 das Nachbarland Kuwait überfiel, freute sich Douglas Mcgregor. “Saddam Hussein hat mir einen Gefallen getan”, sagte er in einem Interview Jahre nach seiner Pensionierung. “Er hat mich vor einer weiteren langweiligen … Continue reading

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Die Zeit: “Dave Eggers ist einer der einflussreichsten Schriftsteller der Gegenwart,” I’m not going to read the interview, but am simply ruminating on the title, the description of Eggers, the idea that he’s engaged with Trump, and the new normal … Continue reading

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Wolfgang Pauli

„Das ist nicht nur nicht richtig, es ist nicht einmal falsch!“ —Wolfgang Pauli

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