Taz Year Thirty

Several weeks ago, there was a small tremor in the German capital: four blocks of city street were renamed Rudi-Dutschke-Strasse, a gesture that honored the memory of a charismatic student leader and formally inscribed it into the urban landscape. It is no coincidence that this little strip of downtown street--once adjacent to the Berlin Wall--is also the address of Germany's pugnacious left-wing daily, Die Tageszeitung (The Daily News), known to everyone in Germany simply as the taz, which will be celebrating its thirtieth birthday later this year, just as the hoopla attending the fortieth anniversary of the student uprising dies down.

Vollständiger Text/ cały tekst: http://www.thenation.com/doc/20080602/hockenos
Veröffentlichung/ data publikacji: 19.05.2008