Author Archives: Mario Leandros

[de] Dog-Whistle Politics & SVP

Oskar Freysinger ist SVP Nationalrat und neulich in die Walliser Regierung gewählt worden. Daraufhin zeigt er einem Team aus dem Fernsehen sein Haus und im Keller taucht an der Decke hängend eine deutsche Reichskriegsflagge auf. Als Leser deutscher Presse, ist … Continue reading

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[en] Smoking Bans as a Gendered Issue

Secondhand Smoke Policies are Concerns specific to Women There are policies which are evidently gendered, like reproductive rights. Identifying  smoking bans — or protection against secondhand smoke — as a gendered issue, on the contrary, requires argumentation and evidence. This … Continue reading

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[es] Chávez muerto o enfermo? No, muertenfermo!

Este autor se inventa una nueva palabra en español para calificar la situación de Hugo Chávez, terminar la discusión sobre su persona y pasar a discutir los problemas reales. Continue reading

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[en/es] Systema Solar “Sin Oficio” & Benny Moré “Obsesión”

Systema Solar samples Obsesión by Benny Moré in Sin Oficio. And other reflections about samples travelling across decades.
Systema Solar incluye Obsesión de Benny Moré en Sin Oficio. Y otras reflecciónes sobre samples que atraviesan las decadas. Continue reading

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[en] Spaghetti & Surfaces

It turns out that spaghetti not only are completely enjoyable in carbonara, but also help you to grasp the not really intuitive fact that hyperboloids with one sheet are made out of straight lines (in fact they are even doubly … Continue reading

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[∀] Education ⊶ Taylorism

[Pictures/Bilder/Fotos/Foto] Studierende der Universität Zürich vor der Prüfung ≚ Students from the University of Zurich before the exam ≚ Estudiantes de la Universidad de Zurich antes del examen ≚ Studenti dell’Università di Zurigo prima dell’esame ∿ Massenabfertigung von ausBildung ⊨ Lieferung per Fliessband / education mass manufacture ⊨automated workflow ⋗ never leave the assembly line / produEducazione in massa ⊨ consegna a nastro trasportatore. Continue reading

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[de/en] Fairer Handel mit Verbrecher / Trade Criminals Fair!

Mein Vorschlag für die Umsetzung der Ausschaffungsinitiative: Eine Initiative zur Repatriierung Schweizer Kriminelle, die sich im Ausland aufhalten.
My proposal for the new law for the deportation of criminal foreigners: a proposal asking the repatriation of Swiss criminals present in foreign countries. Continue reading

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