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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

From sugarbaby millennials to old school Lebenskünstler, from bitcoin speculators to Instagram influencers – Meet the Berliners who thrive without a proper job. And 1968-2018: Berliners look back. more

Wladek Flakin: The kids are on strike

What do you do if you work at a university and your job's salary hasn't increased in 17 years? Wladek knows... They strike on Tue, Jan 16. more

Jan 11, 2018 12:00 PM The Berlin Blog

Germany has an old rule when it comes to foreign despots – condemn first then do business. It's working for Trump too. more

Opinion 1 Comments

After Exberliner published an article about the exploitation of food delivery workers, a couple of Deliveroo riders contacted us to set the record straight: their situation is becoming even worse. more

Zeitgeist

With Berghain turning 12 last weekend, there's no doubt that the world's most famous club is doing well. Especially in light of the court decision supposedly dubbing the nightlife behemoth "high culture" last month. But what's the real story? more

Culture

Hans-Torsten Richter answers your questions about surviving and thriving in Berlin. Write to hanstorsten@exberliner.com. more

Features

Hans-Torsten Richter answers your questions about surviving and thriving in Berlin. Write to hanstorsten@exberliner.com. more

Features

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

Berlin is supposed to be one of the best cities for protecting tenants' rights. But all the laws that do that – rent caps and Milieuschutz – are just bits of extra bureaucracy for property investors to work through. more

Opinion 1 Comments

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

This month marks the one-year anniversary of Germany's minimum wage, but plenty of Berlin restaurants still aren't paying workers the legal €8.50/hour, at least on paper. How do they get away with it? And why might it actually be a good thing? more

Food & Drink

Just because a company pays us for content doesn't mean we don't like it. Learn why you should use our writer's new favourite peer-to-peer currency exchange service! more

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Here's another peek into our "Rich in Berlin" issue. Self-described as one of Berlin's one percent, Nathan Duc Köstlin shares his tale of the sweet life. Read that here and find many more fascinating stories in the print edition. more

Interviews & Portraits 1 Comments

With Berlin’s biggest dance festival Tanz Im August coming to a close this Sunday, we take a look at the current dance climate. Over 1500 professional dancers and choreographers currently call the Haupstadt home, can it cope with more? more

Theatre & Dance 1 Comments

Bankers are in favour of slavery. One day they'll admit it. One day. more

Opinion

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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Jacinta is in line with Konrad. Here's a continuing exploration into the trappings and failings of capitalism, courtesy of The Berlin Blog. more

Opinion 7 Comments

Konrad needs someone to explain the economy to him. more

Opinion 10 Comments

Seymour Gris' open letter to cash-heavy investors looking to park their money in Germany's capital – Berlin might be the place to be; but maybe not the place to buy. more

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