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24.03.2020

SOLIDARITY, TENDERNESS, LOVE AND POETRY ARE THE INGREDIENTS TO SAVE OUR SOCIETY, LET’S DO IT!

Dear Friends It was following long and intensive discussions with my journalist friend and author of ‘Hinter den Schlagzeilen’ Michael Backmund, (for which I am, incidentally, very ... more ...

21.02.2020

Colourful above all!

Dear friends, while the media are having heated discussions about which North Rhine-Westphalian male should govern Germany in the future, and while the left-wing phobia of the Thuringian CDU party ... more ...

08.02.2020

Darkening times in Politics

Dear friends, It’s happened! And we should have seen it coming. What people had feared all the way along, in view of the somewhat undefined attitude of the "middle classes" towards the AfD ... more ...

16.01.2020

Harmonious sounds and Resistance

Dear friends I gives me great pleasure to announce that Maria Farantouri will give seven concerts in Germany on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the concentration ... more ...

02.11.2019

Rojava - Let us stop this war now!

Rojava in northern Syria should be everyone’s concern and the people of Rojava need our global solidarity. Let’s act now and stop this war of aggression (a violation of international ... more ...

15.10.2019

Weltenbrand

Dear Friends It‘s time yet again to express my heartfelt thanks to you for all the positive feedback following our concerts, which reached us online, per post and through other channels. As ... more ...

06.09.2019

A Great Honour

Dear friends It was a very touching moment for me at the Pauls Church in Frankfurt yesterday afternoon. What an honour to be awarded the Albert-Schweitzer-Medal. The wonderfully worded laudatio ... more ...

22.07.2019

On Top of the Agenda: War

(Admin) Both, the old and the new German defence ministers are backing an increase in militarisation within Europe. Those who feel the irresistible desire to live and not die, should now rise-up ... more ...

03.07.2019

Carola Rackete is free!!

The 31-year-old was arrested on Saturday and placed under house arrest for steering the "Sea-Watch 3" with 40 refugees aboard into the port of Lampedusa. According to Sea-Watch, the judge, however, ... more ...

02.07.2019

Thank you, Carola!

Dear Carola, I am writing these lines to you today as a Thank You. A Thank You for the humble and obvious ways with which you are doing something that we should all do: Save people in need. We ... more ...

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