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

Wladek Flakin: Communist highlights of Weimar Berlin in four stops

This month's issue of EXB is all about Weimar Berlin – and it wasn't just cabaret and ballrooms. Wladek takes us on a tour to the red side of 1920s Berlin. This Sun, Jan 15, see its surviving remnants at the coldest demo of the year. more

Jan 11, 2017 12:00 PM The Berlin Blog

Konrad Werner: It's not just terrorists spreading fear

Terrorists feed on our news-fevered brains. more

Jan 10, 2017 12:00 PM The Berlin Blog

Konrad Werner: Andrej Holm, the Stasi teenager

Everybody has an opinion about Andrej Holm, but it depends a lot on what you thought about the capitalist orgy of Berlin's housing situation before. more

Jan 4, 2017 12:30 PM The Berlin Blog

Seymour Gris: What really scares me

How should we respond to the Breitscheidplatz attack? The same way we respond to any other crime, not by attacking Merkel and her refugee policy. Seymour makes the case for reason. more

Dec 22, 2016 2:45 PM The Berlin Blog

Konrad Werner: Die Welt does a Breitbart

Another week, another tiresome hatchet job on Muslims in Germany. Only this time the Springer Verlag pre-emptively plays to the Breitbart audience. more

Dec 15, 2016 4:00 PM The Berlin Blog 2 Comments

Konrad Werner: How long can Germany hold out?

Don't let people tell you things aren't bad. Because they are. more

Dec 6, 2016 1:15 PM The Berlin Blog 2 Comments

Wladek Flakin: What would a world without bosses be like?

Wladek doesn't like bosses any more than the next guy. What would a boss-free world look like? more

Nov 30, 2016 12:00 PM The Berlin Blog 1 Comments

Konrad Werner: Questions for the Anonymous

Konrad's brain usually goes into standby when people start talking about hacking things, so we made him go to Saturday's Disruption Network Lab and interview one of the world's leading experts on the topic. more

Nov 28, 2016 12:00 PM The Berlin Blog

Seymour Gris: Obama's last visit

Obama's farewell presidential tour to Berlin filled us with melancholy and some dread. more

Nov 18, 2016 12:45 PM The Berlin Blog

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