PORTRAIT Burschenschaft Hysteria

Vaginas of Steel

“In a style all its own, the Burschenschaft also picks up on the perversion of the emancipatory idea of free speech by the new and old right, which is breaking new ground both online – where it congregates to express purportedly satirical but in fact rage-filled grievances against political correctness and minority rights via memes such as Pepe the Frog and the Free Republic of Kekistan – and offline, in, to take just one example, the assertion of the Vienna-based identitarian writer and activist Caroline Sommerfeld that being right-wing is great because you can say whatever you want.”


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