The Berlin Blog



Wladek Flakin: Lefty pyros

Early Monday morning, anonymous lefties set fire to train lines across Germany. Wladek says: Time for a re-think. more

Jun 22, 2017 12:00 PM The Berlin Blog

Konrad Werner: Helmut Kohl, at least he believed in something

Here's something nice about Helmut Kohl. more

Jun 22, 2017 11:15 AM The Berlin Blog

John Riceburg: The great bike clog

Last Sunday, Berlin saw the biggest bike demonstration in the world – and perhaps the biggest traffic jam in years. For John, pissing off so many car owners was pure glee. more

Jun 14, 2017 12:00 PM The Berlin Blog

Konrad Werner: Deflated innocence

Why doesn't the "Die Welt" balloon have "Die Welt" anymore, and what's that have to do with the reason why German newspapers almost never criticize German businesses? more

Jun 13, 2017 11:30 AM The Berlin Blog

Wladek Flakin: Riot against deportation

When police tried to deport a Nuremberg student from Afghanistan, they were met with a small riot – proof the city has come a long way since the Nazi days. more

Jun 8, 2017 12:00 PM The Berlin Blog