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“Merkel’s idea of unending budgetary discipline is anti-democratic”, argues professor Heikki Patomäki.
To get into the spirit of May Day, slow-news-day.net looked up some fizzy May Day posters. Here’s some of the cool stuff found online.
What does the Internet mean for the kids who have grown up with it? Why the struggles for democracy are so intertwined with the fight for internet freedom? Slow-news-day.net would like to present a piece, which attempts to explain what and why. The original essay is called My, dzieci sieci and it’s written by Piotr Czerski, a Polish poet [...]
Some of the great names in street art such as Dolk, Blu and Invader are creating works in Pori during the spring. The Street Art – The New Generation exhibition and urban art project showcases works in the galleries of the Pori Art Museum and public outdoor spaces. Norwegian artist Dolk will create an outdoor [...]
A growing number of adults in the developed countries are choosing not to have children even if they could. Adults are opting to live the more care-free, less expensive life without burden of babies. Global birth rates have dropped almost by half from 1950′s to now (UNdata).
Remember the Danish caricatures of Prophet Mohammed and all the commotion they stirred? It started in the Fall of 2005. In Finland there was a little side episode in connection to the caricatures. The Finnish Government, headed by prime minister Matti Vanhanen, apologised to the Islamic world for the caricatures published by the Danish newspaper [...]
Anti-capitalist protesters have been demonstrating at Wall Street already for 13 days. The group of protesters gathered on September 17. “Occupy Wall Street” protests were inspired by the Arab Spring, particularly the protests in Cairo. Slow-news-day.net hasn’t found out any clear estimates on the number of protesters from the internet sources, but it would seem [...]
Although it doesn’t look as much, London’s museum ship Cutty Sark is to be opened to public in spring 2012. That’s at least what the Cutty Sark Trust promises. The pictures by slow-news-day.net were taken from behind the fence in Greenwich London on the 7th of August. You can check out the better views from [...]