“If we do not disturb, we may celebrate Women’s Day!”Süddeutsche Zeitung, Germany, 1985 Marie Marcks, German cartoonist, writer and activist, 1922-2014. Her drawings have been with me all my life. (Power) relations between men and women were just one of ...

Ever wondered why armies have a public relations department? Not only in democracies, military action needs public support as part of the Clausewitzian trinity, the “wunderliche Dreifaltigkeit” of war. In addition, the depiction of military might ...

We have realised that through violence, a minority gains power over a majority. Pupils, Stuttgart, 1972, type-written letter, from the exhibition “RAF Terrorist Violence”, Deutsches Historisches Museum, Berlin ...

Standing guard outside the Bardo museum in Tunis in the aftermath of the March 19, 2015 attacks (BBC) Depressing follow-on post on the destruction of artefacts by IS end of February in Iraq – the terrorist attack at and on ...

The photographer’s intentions do not determine the meaning of a photograph, which will have its own career, blown by the whims and loyalties of the diverse communities that have use for it. Susan Sontag, Regarding the Pain of Others, ...

This picture is a caption from a video released by the so-called Islamic State end of February 2015, filmed inside the museum at Mosul as well as at the Niniveh architectural site in Iraq. Its followers are seen destroying artefacts ...