The Terrorists Are Doing Their Job

  ROTTERDAM – Why is it that refugees make it so damn hard to be pro-immigration? God forbid that another asshat drives into a group of people. A 23-year-old Afghan this time according to news sources. Or not. They might have arrested the wrong guy. I’ve been fascinated by radicalisation for a while now- I […]

Why The Populist Always Wins

ROTTERDAM – Imagine you’re sitting across from someone at a party who just proclaimed that immigrants are ruining this country. You just forced down your glass Merlot and tried to not get into this shit, but you just can’t help yourself, and you ask him (it’s always him) why he might think that. ‘Cause it’s […]

It Has Been _0_ Days Since The Last Incident

ROTTERDAM – The Quetta hospital in Pakistan got bombed today by a breakaway faction of the Pakistani Taliban called Jamaat-ul-Ahrar. At least 64 people died, and by now even the righteous calls for attention to terrorism and its victims in far-away deserts have seized. I’ve heard them say apathy is the curse of postmodern civilisation, […]