At this year’s Berlinale, British director Ken Loach was honoured with a lifetime achievement award for 50 years of cinema. The filmmaker and veteran political activist hasn’t lost his faith in the power of workers to bring about change. more »
The sex work debate in Germany shows no signs of abating and prominent feminists like those with Emma spearheaded a campaign against it. But that’s only one side of the argument. Some sex workers in Germany argue the merits of their profession. more »
Is prostitution anti-feminist? One of the leading voices in German feminism, Alice Schwarzer's Emma magazine, ran a virulent campaign against prostitution last year. The campaign's co-initiator and journalist Chantal Louis explains. more »
After Wladek Flakin vented his spleen about Berlin’s costly public transit system, we went into the streets to ask Berliners whether they agreed. Now it’s your turn: B-V-Great or B-V-Godawful? Let us know in the comments. more »
The girl from Bahnhof Zoo is now far from a child – and unlikely to be spotted in Charlottenburg, either. She published her follow-up memoir last October, but the English translation is still pending. Here’s an exclusive look at the book and woman. more »
At 37, Richter is a mother, writer, journalist, editor, consultant and curator extraordinaire of myriad cultural and literary projects, especially the kind preceded with the prefix “e-”. With Mikrotext, Nikola Richter caters to the way we read now. more »
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