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Nightshift [2] – What color has the night

Sebastian Lotzer wrote three novels that were published by Bahoe Books. Unfortunately his books were not translated (yet?) in English. Sebatian also writes regularly for Sunzi Bingfa. Here is Nightshift [2] – What color has the night, a piece from the latest edition (#15, February 8, 2021) of Sunzi Bingfa. You will find Nightshift [1] here (English).

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2021 – Nightshift [1]

Sebastian Lotzer wrote three novels that were published by Bahoe Books. Unfortunately his books were not translated (yet?) in English. Sebatian also writes regularly for Sunzi Bingfa. Here is a piece from the latest edition (#14, January 25, 2021) of Sunzi Bingfa.

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Germany: Corona and the (radical) left – An input for discussion

The following text was sent to Sunzi Bingfa and we are happy because this expresses exactly what Sunzi Bingfa is also supposed to be, a place of exchange and finding each other for those edges of the (radical) left who sincerely want something different beyond the prevailing (leftist) narratives in precisely the historical situation we are currently facing.

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Authoritarianism is a symptom of panic, not a guarantee of efficiency

This interview appeared in the Belgian L’Echo on December 19, 2020. Alain Bertho is a professor of anthropology at the University of Paris, he has been studying social unrest and uprisings for decades. On his recommendable blog he meticulously documents worldwide riots day by day. We don’t agree with all of his (sometimes liberal) views, but still think its an interesting read.

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“This obsessive persecution is always an honor for a political prisoner” – On the transfer of Dimitris Koufontinas

The following lines reached Sunzi Bingfa from Athens. An introduction, followed by a statement of Dimitris Koufontinas on his transfer.

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Lockdown in France: Let’s blow up the containment vessel

In this issue of Sunzi Bingfa you will find have several articles on New Year’s Eve 2020, it is quite obvious that the attempts to stop all public gatherings that night are primarily about counterinsurgency and not about protecting health.

The fear that the pressure in the boiler has become so high after almost a year of worldwide state of emergency that it will discharge with all its power is too deep-seated. In France, the ban on public gatherings after 8 p.m. has now been officially extended to New Year’s Eve. For years, New Year’s Eve has belonged to the youth of the suburbs and working-class neighborhoods; year after year, around 1,000 cars are torched during this night, and the French authorities have not published exact figures for several years for reasons. Just as the recent militant demonstrations against the New Security Law, which among other things prohibits the documentation of police violence, were also a revolt against the permanence of the state of emergency, the frustration and anger will also be unleashed at New Year’s Eve. A translation of a piece by companions from Nantes to break the night curfews, not only on New Year’s Eve. Sunzi Bingfa

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