Rainer Höß is the grandson of Auschwitz top executioner Rudolf Höß. His quest for truth broke four generations of silence, and turned him into a pariah in a family still infected by the virus of Holocaust denial.more »
America's current militarist policies are frighteningly reminiscent of those of the Third Reich, says Todd Pierce. The US military lawyer who has defended several Guantanamo inmates, was recently in Berlin as part of a European speaking tour. more »
Our new interview series introduces you to the gutsy Berliners behind the city's local businesses. To kick it off, we let Barbara set the table for us at Moabit's Ya Man, a chill Jamaican eatery with a top-secret jerk chicken recipe. more »
What is it to be whistleblower? Exiled British spy Annie Machon talks about the role of intelligence agencies in the modern world on Sep 24 at Berlin Moscow. She gave us her account of life as a whistleblower for our Sep issue. Read Parts I and II. more »
INTERVIEW: America and the NSA? Evil? New Berliner, exiled hacktivist and passionate idealist Appelbaum ran from them and in turn brought a new wave of anti-surveillance enthusiasm to the city's already teeming digital dissident scene. more »
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