Archive for September, 2010
Here’s the Pope in Britain: “Even in our own lifetimes we can recall how Britain and her leaders stood against a Nazi tyranny that wished to eradicate God from society and denied our common humanity to many, especially the Jews, who were thought unfit to live”. “As we reflect on the sobering lessons of […]
October 16, 2010 - January 30, 2011
Agnes Husslein-Arco, Direktorin des Belvedere Curator: Angelika Nollert
English - Deutsch
Herbert Kuhner: From Violence under the Guise of Art or Third Reich Recycling
In 1977 Valie Export was brought to trial for having engaged in cruelty to animals and found guilty of having tied a canary to a perch. However […]
Afghanistan mitten im Krieg der Bilder by Robert Misik appeared in Der Standard of August 11, 2010 in Vienna
The article concerns 18-year-old Bibi Aisha, whose nose and ears were cut off by Taliban members to penalize her for fleeing the brutal husband that she was forced to marry.
Time magazine published the photo on its […]
In the Second Iraq War, by invading Iraq,
The United States unleashed a conflict
between the Sunnis and Shiites,
and removed the buffer to Iran,
making Iran the major power in the Mid-East,
and causing Israel to be more vulnerable,
not to mention the mountains of dead and wounded!
(Thanks to George, Dick and Tony)
But as we know they meant well!
In order to prevent the Asian dominos from falling,
the United States entered the Vietnamese Civil War
on the South Vietnamese side.
The result was the uniting of traditional enemies
against the United States.
By the incursion into Cambodia, the United States
triggered off the Khmer Rouge carnage,
adding to mountains of dead and wounded.
(Thanks Dick and Henry!)
But as we know they […]