After the 50-year-old “saint” Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh Insan, also touted as the ‘Guru Of Bling’ or the ‘Rockster Baba’, was found guilty of raping two female followers, riots broke out in the northern Indian state of Haryana. Some 32 people were killed and 180 injured.
Date07.09.2017 | 14:34
TagsAbuse, Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh Insan, Guru Of Bling, Rockster Baba, Roma Rajpal Weiß, women's rights
As a journalist, you sometimes spend an inordinate amount of time chasing stories.
No actually, let me rephrase that: you spend an inordinate amount of time chasing people whose quotes will hopefully flesh out the story for which your editor is breathing down your neck.
Date03.09.2017 | 20:03
Imagine a society divided not according to wealth or education, but on its capacity to remember. Humans are either lowly Monos (those who remember only yesterday) or enviable Duos (who can also remember the day before). The only connection to the past is an iDiary (hello Apple!) in which people record and keep track of all notable events – or at least, their version of them.
Date31.08.2017 | 13:42
TagsBrenda Haas, Felicia Yap, George Orwell, Malaysia, Margaret Atwood, memory, The Handmaid's Tale