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

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

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