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It's that time again: the May 1 riots in Kreuzberg 36. Seymour Gris explains the history behind the brouhaha and gives his thoughts on what it is today. Hint: he's not a fan. more

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Gris' heart is swelling with pride. Although it's disheartening that a neo-Nazi march disrupted the governement quarter, the 12,000-strong counter-protest shows there's still hope for Germany. more

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MyFest of May Day: Going to Kreuzberg this May 1? Put down that Sterni! John Riceburg bemoans the orgy of drinking and dancing Kotti’s once-riotous first of May has become. more

Zeitgeist

International Women's Day is coming up on Tuesday, Mar 8! But it's not just a day: true to Berlin form, there's almost a week's worth of events on offer. How will you show your solidarity? Here are a few suggestions, from the chill to the riotous. more

What's On

MAY DAY CON! May Day, "revolutionary"? What a joke! A lot of posturing, little content. The World Cup is way more unpredictable and entertaining, says Seymour, so why even bother? more

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It’s not easy being an Israeli in Berlin these days. Many are unhappy about the war in Gaza and the right-wing government in Jerusalem and at the same feel the sting from other Israelis about not supporting the Jewish state. What's a Jew to do? more

Interviews & Portraits

All-you-can-eat meat? Think again. Cheap Fleisch comes at a high price here in Germany and abroad. Gris joined a protest this weekend against a soon-to-be-reopened factory farm north of Berlin in Haßleben. Yup, Haßleben. more

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What's the point of May Day? Gris joined the May 1 Revolutionary Demo for its March and witnessed a wide-array of behaviour from both demonstrators and cops. And has a feeling for what it's about. more

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There's just a week left until May 1 aka May Day aka demonstrations/parties/riots in Kreuzberg 36! John Riceburg offers a few predictions about the day of politicized chaos and ritualistic destruction. more

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It’s been 95 years since Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht were murdered by the Social Democratic government of 1919. Remember them - and take part in a uniquely Berlin institution - at their annual commemorative demonstration this Sunday at 10am. more

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The weekend was not all about elections or art fairs. The pro-lifers marched through Berlin as well. And for that you can count on Berlin's FEMEN girls to crash the "party" and make a real freak show. more

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