FELIX BAUM lives and writes in Berlin.
FEB 2018 | Field Notes
The Muslims produced by this social factory are not necessarily believers, they don’t necessarily practice Islam, go to the mosque, eat halal etc.—they are rather a kind of sub-nationality, similar to the Muslims in ex-Yugoslavia or those in Lebanon at the time of the French protectorate.
DEC 15-JAN 16 | Field Notes
Along with the return of economic crisis and social struggles around the world, the term “communism”supposedly discredited once and for all by the experience of Russia and its satellite states in the 20th centuryseems to be enjoying a certain comeback in recent years.
JUL-AUG 2016 | Field Notes
In the summer of 2015, almost overnight, Angela Merkel transmuted in international public perception from a brutal whip of austerity policies, relentlessly squeezing already impoverished populations in the crisis-ridden South of the European Union, to the last defender of the humanist values Europe likes to take pride in.