Eve Lucas: Rosa Parks in Berlin

Our guest blogger reflects on a visit to the American civil rights icon's house, transplanted to Berlin by a conceptual artist and on view in Wedding over Gallery Weekend. more

Apr 27, 2017 5:06 PM The Berlin Blog

Seymour Gris: The revolution is a joke

It's that time again: the May 1 riots in Kreuzberg 36. Seymour Gris explains the history behind the brouhaha and gives his thoughts on what it is today. Hint: he's not a fan. more

Apr 27, 2017 11:00 AM The Berlin Blog 2 Comments

Konrad Werner: Worrying about integration again

Some Turkish people in Germany voted "Evet" (yes) in Erdoğan's referendum last Sunday. The German newspapers decided that this means society is collapsing, and Turkish people have to sort it out. more

Apr 20, 2017 12:30 PM The Berlin Blog

Breitbart opens Berlin media site in co-working space

Long rumoured to be starting an office in Berlin, the American alt-right news site Breitbart is finally making its move – and they're doing it start-up-style. We've got the exclusive scoop. more

Apr 1, 2017 1:00 AM The Berlin Blog

Konrad Werner: Merkel's government and the car industry are identical

Merkel just hired Opel's chief lobbyist as her campaign manager. Because that's what CDU governments do. more

Mar 30, 2017 11:15 AM The Berlin Blog

Konrad Werner: Why Schulz is an upgrade on Merkel

There's more to the centre than just centrists – Martin Schulz is a real alternative to Angela Merkel. more

Mar 17, 2017 12:00 PM The Berlin Blog

Konrad Werner: The good kind of banality

Politics and diplomacy are alright, but sometimes it takes dull bureaucracy to resist dictators like Erdoğan. So cheer for health and safety regulations in the town of Gaggenau. #FreeDeniz more

Mar 3, 2017 11:15 AM The Berlin Blog

Konrad Werner: Germany condemns Trump, but makes money off him

Germany has an old rule when it comes to foreign despots – condemn first then do business. It's working for Trump too. more

Feb 6, 2017 12:00 PM The Berlin Blog 1 Comments

Konrad Werner: Punching Björn Höcke in the face would be patriotic

There is no tolerating Nazis. That is the whole point of Germany. more

Jan 24, 2017 12:15 PM The Berlin Blog

A red carnation for Rosa

Rosa Luxemburg fan Ruth Schneider spent Sun in Friedrichsfelde among East German nostalgists and Marxists of all feathers, commemorating the 98th anniversary of the deaths of Luxemburg and comrade-in-arms Karl Liebkniecht. more

Jan 16, 2017 5:00 PM The Berlin Blog 1 Comments

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