Chris Köver

Stuff

This Woman Blogs About Her Private Stalker

Mary Scherpe, one of Germany’s most successful style bloggers, has been getting stalked for two years by a crazy dude on the internet. But instead of shutting up about it like everyone advises you to do, she started a blog and wrote a book detailing...
Chris Köver
9.12.14
Europe

Austria May Build 'Drive-In Brothels' for Street Prostitutes

Officials in Vienna are weighing a controversial measure to erect wooden, carport-like structures where sex workers could legally serve customers.
Chris Köver
9.11.14
Stuff

Do We Have to Worry About Someone Actually Killing or Raping a Feminist Activist?

To understand more about what’s been going on in the world of online feminist bashing, I spoke with David Futrelle, who has tracked anti-feminism and the Men’s Rights Movement on his blog We Hunted the Mammoth.
Chris Köver
9.8.14
Europe

Germany Announces Crackdown on Immigrant 'Welfare Abuse'

The move is said to be an attempt to clamp down on the abuse Germany claims has been a growing problem. The question is just: who is abusing the welfare?
Chris Köver
8.28.14
middle east

Why Feminist Activists Defecated and Menstruated on the Islamic State Flag

We spoke with the founder of feminist group FEMEN about the group's response to the video of the murder of James Foley.
Chris Köver
8.26.14
Germany

Home Game: A Football Playing Refugee Stuck In Immigration Limbo

Madiama Diop just wants to play football, but repressive German immigration laws have him on the sidelines and his teammates pissed off.
Chris Köver
8.22.14
Europe

Germany's Anti-Semitism Problem Is Nothing New, But Politicians Are Feigning Shock Anyway

Anti-Semitic protests fueled by the conflict in Gaza have been made possible by longstanding, latent racism.
Chris Köver
8.19.14
News

Why Isn’t Germany Dealing with Its Anti-Semitism Problem?

The recent surge of anti-Semitic violence in Germany has been intense, but it shouldn’t really come as a shocker, despite politicians’ claim to the contrary.
Chris Köver
8.18.14
ebola

Nigerian President Sacks Doctors on Strike During the Ebola Outbreak

The move was prompted by the increasing number Ebola infections within the country in order for hospital management to restore the medical care that is so urgently needed.
Chris Köver
8.15.14
Opinion and Analysis

Fake or Not, These Passports Are a Branding Win for the Islamic State

The media is debating their authenticity, but that’s entirely besides the point. It’s just another part of the Islamic State building its brand.
Chris Köver
8.15.14
Stuff

A German Guy Wants to Give You a Bunch of Money for Nothing

“My Basic Income” is a new initiative looking to raise enough money to pay someone $1,300 a month for a year, no strings attached.
Chris Köver
8.14.14
middle east

'Pinkwashing' Debate Stirred by Israeli Citizenship for Non-Jewish Gay Spouses

Israel will now grant citizenship to non-Jewish partners of gay Jews. But LGBTQ activists say this isn't necessarily a great move for anti-discrimination.
Chris Köver
8.13.14
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