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For those still looking to get a grip on understanding the ever elusive German, two exhibitions going on right now go a ways in showing how they tick. more

What's On

For Dmytri Kleiner of Telekommunisten, neither the basic income nor Berliners are radical enough. more

Interviews & Portraits

From neoliberals to hippie dreamers, the spectrum of people talking about basic income runs the gamut. Read our interview with one of its proponents and then go learn more for yourself on Thu, Jul 7 at SRH Hochschule's basic income conference. more

Zeitgeist

Last week, the German Finance Ministry said it was thinking about ordering a €5000 cap on cash payments. They said it was for fighting crime and terrorism, because that's the easiest for you to understand. more

Opinion

You're never gonna beat the racists by saying that Mary and Joseph and baby Jesus were refugees (they weren't anyway). As every real Christian knows, there's only one thing that can win our hearts at Christmas: money. more

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It turns out that Angela Merkel doesn't really know what to do about Greece either. But she thinks she's right anyway. That makes Konrad feel better. more

Opinion

Friday is 100 days since the minimum wage was introduced in Germany. Turns out it's not the apocalypse. more

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The German media used the week to report on the increasingly idiotic row between the Greek and German governments. Meanwhile, two major German companies were punished for corruption charges. more

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On Mon, Mar 16, the German Olympic Council will announce its nomination for Hamburg or Berlin as host of the 2024 Olympics. While Hamburg's all for the Games, Berlin finds itself divided. Read the experts' opinions, then weigh in yourself! more

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JANUARY PREVIEW: From start-up sexism to the housing crisis, our January issue gives you a road map to the hot topics of 2014. Get a taste right now with our exploration of Bitcoin in Berlin. more

Zeitgeist

The new government says it's going to be all about fairness. But Germany under Merkel is getting less and less fair. more

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