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Asylum seeker seeks job

Are refugees employable? The facts, the bureaucratic maze, the official and unofficial initiatives... and the (rare) success stories. more »

Jan 29, 2016 12:15 PM Zeitgeist

Selling yourself the easy way

You don’t have to be a prostitute to make money off your body. The next time you want to afford one of life’s little luxuries, do what these Berliners did and use what nature gave you. more »

Jan 28, 2016 11:30 AM Zeitgeist

Cooking the books

This month marks the one-year anniversary of Germany's minimum wage, but plenty of Berlin restaurants still aren't paying workers the legal €8.50/hour, at least on paper. How do they get away with it? And why might it actually be a good thing? more »

Jan 19, 2016 12:00 PM Zeitgeist

Our top stories of 2015

Berlin was as busy as ever in 2015, and 11 issues of Exberliner have the proof. Among all our stories, these are the ones that stood out. Read our list and see if you agree. Is there something we missed? Let us know your faves in the comments. more »

Jan 6, 2016 2:00 PM Features

OUT NOW! Our JANUARY JOBS issue!

Happy New Year... now get back to work! Our first issue of 2016 is all about how Berliners get by, whether "working black", cleaning toilets or selling their sperm. Plus, an interview with Anonymous/Lulzsec hacker Mustafa Al-Bassam and much more! more »

Jan 5, 2016 12:00 PM Features

Chasing Lilli

In the 1920s, Lilli Henoch was Germany’s greatest multi-sport athlete. Martin-Heinz Ehlert has dedicated the past 25 years of his life to giving the young Jewish woman her rightful place in German sporting history. more »

Dec 14, 2015 12:00 AM People

Disrupting Santa: John Law

INTERVIEW. Disruption Network Lab presents its last conference of the year: "Stunts" on Dec 12, 16:30 at Kunstquartier Bethanien. Keynote speaker and Burning Man/SantaCon co-founder John Law knows a thing or two about punking the system. more »

Dec 11, 2015 4:00 PM People 2 Comments

These Jewish streets

Take a stroll around the Bayerisches Viertel in Schöneberg. Among its well-manicured facades, the street signs tell a different story. Using images and text, they form an informative and moving story of what happened from 1933 to 1945. more »

Dec 11, 2015 2:00 PM Zeitgeist

Makkabi's goal

It hasn't been all hattricks and trophies for TuS Makkabi, Berlin's only Jewish football club. Even today, anti-Semitism occasionally rears its ugly head both on and off the pitch, but the club has carried on, staying true to its origins. more »

Dec 10, 2015 5:00 PM Zeitgeist

Hans Joachim Schellnhuber

Illustration by Catherine Franck

Transform the world: Hans Joachim Schellnhuber

INTERVIEW: In Paris, COP21 is drawing to a close... but is it too late? Is the Earth doomed? After 25 years of climate change research, Schellnhuber, advisor to Angela Merkel and the Pope, assesses our progress. more »

Dec 10, 2015 1:45 PM People

Ask Hans-Torsten

Hans-Torsten Richter answers your questions about surviving and thriving in Berlin. Write to hanstorsten@exberliner.com.

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