When I talk about classism in Germany the common reactions range from an unknowing Never heard of it to a disbelieving and doubtful Do you really think classes still exist? to a search-engine-like Did you mean “classicism” to a pejoratively knowing I heard of it, but I think it lacks theory; it is too much about how you feel. […]
About Dirk Eilers
Dirk Eilers grew up in a working-class/working poor family in Germany. Through the “second-chance” education he became a social worker and drama teacher. Part of the anti-discrimination network BIMIG in Berlin, he works as a social justice facilitator focusing on classism, antisemitism, racism and hetero-sexism. Dirk is working on his doctoral thesis about the intersectional analysis of classism within collective research. He plays in different post-hardcore/punk bands.