May 1

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

Apr 27, 2017 11:00 AM Opinion 3 Comments

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

Apr 28, 2016 11:15 AM Zeitgeist

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

Apr 29, 2015 2:00 PM Opinion 3 Comments

MAY DAY PRO! Friday is May 1 and the weather forecast says there's a 30 percent chance of flying cobblestones with a 10 percent chance of broken windows. Despite the parade of violence, May Day is still relevant, proclaims Riceburg! more

Apr 29, 2015 12:00 PM Opinion 2 Comments

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

May 2, 2014 2:00 PM Opinion

Building porn, the photographic documentation of buildings in Berlin going up and down, just isn't doing it for Gris anymore. In fact, some recent building porn is just plain turning him off. more

Apr 23, 2014 1:45 PM Opinion 9 Comments

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

Apr 23, 2014 10:00 AM Opinion

It was the least violent May 1 since 1987, but that wan't because people are becoming apathetic – it's the opposite. more

May 3, 2013 9:30 AM Opinion 1 Comments

The riot (read: party) of May Day is over a week away, but on April 27 retrace the anarchy of 1987. RevolutionaryBerlin’s three-hour walking tours centre on the Kreuzberg riots as well as Berlin’s little-known past as a colonial power. more

Apr 29, 2013 11:45 AM Insider Tips

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