The production of brown coal in Germany is increasingly criticized. The battle for the mine is being fought by climate activists not only in the Hambach Forest, but also in Lusatia. Urbanauth took a look into it!
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The literary beauty of graffiti
Four cities, five tags. Expression or vandalism? A reflection on the communication form of urban lettering.
Paris: Mit PTK wird das Haus besetzt
PTK war zu Gast in Paris und spielte zwei Konzerte. Ein kurzer Rückblick auf ein Wochenende mit gutem Rap und tollen alternativen Orten.
Weekly Urbanauth 35: Exarchia in Danger and 14 weeks of protests in Hong Kong
The unique squatter quarter in Europe around Exarchia in Athens under police pressure, while in the north of Paris 160 migrants occupy a part of the park of the Villette. Further more: unecological e-scooters and as well Hong Kong’s 14th protest week at a glance.
Weekly Urbanauth 33: City centers in the UK and French journalism in a bad state
What do England’s city centres and French journalism have in common? They are both in crisis. Otherwise, the ban on e-rollers in Milan, new squatting in Berlin and much more in our weekly press review.
Berlin: Trainwriting and Graffiti culture versus the BVG
A duty for the Berliner public transport company. A playground for trainwriters. The public transport company of Berlin complains about graffiti on the subways, but somehow some people seem to enjoy the painted trains. In short:
Paris: NGOs blaming over-proportional use of Flashballs and Dispersions-Grenades
In France, calls are becoming louder to ban the use of flashballs and GLIF4 grenades by police officers. Among other things because they lead to serious injuries if used incorrectly. The LDH published its press release.
Paris: Graffiti-Eldorado at subway line 12
If Paris would be in the Wild West, the Metro Line 12 would be its Eldorado. Sprayers from all over the world travel to this subway line, which runs the city from the north to south. In search of color on the trainpanels: