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Konrad Werner: You have to look busy

What would you do if you were a politician? Make even more laws? more

Oct 13, 2016 12:00 PM The Berlin Blog

Ever wondered exactly what goes into a Geflügelwurst? You're not alone. Here's a inside look at the complicated and secretive system of German food labelling regulations. more

Feb 27, 2015 3:45 PM Zeitgeist

This June Sioux Indian artist Robert Packard was convicted of giving the Hitler salute during a confrontation back in 2013. Now he's probably the first Native American to be ever be convicted of a far-right crime in Germany. Here's the strange tale. more

Jul 18, 2014 11:45 AM People 2 Comments

With a new law set to allow dual citizenship for the first time, Germany's forced choice nationality policy is set to change. Exberliner examines what this change really means, talking both to the experts and the people set to be most effected. more

Apr 28, 2014 5:00 PM Zeitgeist 1 Comments

John Riceburg: My two cents on the prostitution debate

Should Germany keep prostitution legal? Despite the recent Alice Schwarzer outcry, John Riceburg says yes. Even if he might not sign up for the profession himself. more

Feb 5, 2014 12:00 PM The Berlin Blog 2 Comments

John Riceburg: Superhighway robbery continues

More than 4.3 million people in Germany have gotten letters accusing them of piracy on the internet. Just last week a friend got an Abmahnung demanding lots of money. What should you do if you're accused of illegal file sharing? more

Jan 22, 2014 12:00 PM The Berlin Blog 3 Comments

Feb 28, 2012 9:00 AM Survival

Everyone knows someone that's received one of those terrifying letters – the ungodly demand that one coughs up huge wads of cash for downloading media. But why is it so risky in Germany? And what is to be done? more

Feb 28, 2012 9:00 AM Survival 29 Comments

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