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Complicity Part Two

This article appeared in Ceylon Today on Tuesday February 17 2015.

Were those Germans unique?

Last week, I raised the question of how ordinary working class middle-aged men and women could embark on employment that involved the hands-on dirty work required by a programme of sterilisation, torture, shooting at close range and gassing of children, women, elderly people, disabled people,  Gypsies, homosexuals and Jews. noch 1.877 Wörter

Ceylon Today

The Perils of Serious Reading

Here’s how a workplace conversation went for me a few months ago:

“Hey, what’s that? Oh…a book about the Warsaw Ghetto?”

“Um…yeah. You know, just a little light summer reading.” noch 463 Wörter