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Nazis

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

Dan Borden on the occult fantasies that inspired Third Reich architecture. more

History

Tweaker Nazis, Brandenburg beaches, Weimar satire and happy endings: these summer reads will teach you everything you wanted to know about Berlin, and a few things you didn’t. more

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Political philosopher and author Joseph Vogl on how conservatives have been fostering xenophobia since decades before the AfD. more

Interviews & Portraits

With the recent rise of populist, nationalist and xenophobic movements such as Pegida and AfD, some have begun to draw comparisons with the politically turbulent 1920s. Are we in a Weimar situation? We asked right-wing extremism expert Hajo Funke. more

Politics

There is no tolerating Nazis. That is the whole point of Germany. more

Opinion

Is Riefenstahl's masterpiece "Olympia" a Nazi film? Here's the history, the scandals and the indomitable woman behind Nazi Germany’s sports epic. More on Third Reich films at our EXBlicks: Verbotene Filme on Mar 1, 20:30 at Lichtblick Kino. more

Film

Eighty years after her "OIympia" masterpiece was released and 12 years after her death, the question is still hotly contested. more

Film

The Third Reich's Nazi propaganda films have been locked away for 70 years now for a number of reasons. But should they be? Join us for "Verbotene Filme", exploring their censorship in Germany, at EXBlicks on Tue, Mar 1. 20:30 at Lichtblick Kino. more

Film

In 2015, the number of right-wing crimes doubled. John wonders: Why isn't everyone talking about this? more

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In the 1920s, Lilli Henoch was Germany’s greatest multi-sport athlete. Martin-Heinz Ehlert has dedicated the past 25 years of his life to giving the young Jewish woman her rightful place in German sporting history. more

Interviews & Portraits 1 Comments

Heard about the wave of terrorist attacks rolling through Germany? There have been over 500 attacks on asylum seekers' homes in this year alone. John Riceburg wonders why no one is talking about it for what it is. more

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Röhm

SS leader Heinrich Himmler (centre) looks over the shoulder of SA leader Ernst Röhm (right), August 1933.

Something from our queer issue! From Hitler’s first right-hand man to homophobic smear campaigns by the left, homosexuality and fascism have had a long, twisted relationship. What’s behind it? more

Features

OUT NOW! A carefully-made biopic about a Nazi resistance fighter, ELSER follows convention a bit too closely. more

Film

In case you missed it! From hefty stories about the NSA, Nazis and religious radicals to hot topics like GEMA, sexism in the tech industry and animal love to killer profiles of fascinating personalities, last year had no shortage of scoops. more

Features

Xmas is around the corner, and Berlin's many shopping malls are buzzing. But why was the new Mall of Berlin opened? Were sinister forces at work? John Riceburg has a theory... more

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Rainer Höß is the grandson of Auschwitz top executioner Rudolf Höß. His quest for truth broke four generations of silence, and turned him into a pariah in a family still infected by the virus of Holocaust denial. more

Interviews & Portraits 1 Comments

A scandal involving Femen, the Pirates, the "Antideutsche", the Nazis and the European elections. Plus: Bare female breasts! John Riceburg looks back at a month of the #bombergate scandal and says: yawn. more

Opinion 6 Comments

Today marks the last day of the 80th anniversary of the BVG strike, one instance in Berlin history when workers went on strike and the politicians of the day seized the situation for their own (diabolical) means. Wladek Flakin explains. more

Zeitgeist

Jacinta Nandi's son can use adverbs now and everything! more

Opinion

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