Konrad Werner: Linke Autonomen are nothing like Nazis

They smell a bit, but lefties are not like Nazis, and burning a car is not the same as burning down a refugee shelter, whatever Frank Henkel says. more

Jul 19, 2016 10:00 AM The Berlin Blog

Seymour Gris: Berlin will never be braun again

Gris' heart is swelling with pride. Although it's disheartening that a neo-Nazi march disrupted the governement quarter, the 12,000-strong counter-protest shows there's still hope for Germany. more

May 9, 2016 4:00 PM The Berlin Blog

Konrad Werner: A really boring crisis

Overwhelmed? A new survey of Germany's local councils has found that only six percent are actually swamped with refugees. And the ones who are coping better are those that have social housing plans. Time for a new crisis. more

Mar 1, 2016 12:30 PM The Berlin Blog

Konrad Werner: Refugees Welcome... to Berlin's admin hell

The refugee crisis is not really a refugee crisis – it's a local authority crisis. Especially in Berlin, where all the mismanagement and inefficiency and underfunding are being exposed by the fact that there are more people queuing up. more

Dec 11, 2015 12:00 PM The Berlin Blog

Konrad Werner: Merkel's anti-Nazi plan – encourage then condemn

Merkel has said she's against all the Nazi violence in Saxony. Maybe she could stop ignoring the situation before it festers up so badly? more

Aug 25, 2015 3:30 PM The Berlin Blog 3 Comments


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

Apr 16, 2015 3:00 PM Features

Konrad Werner: There is literally no point to PEGIDA

Everything that the anti-Islam protests in Dresden are demanding is already in place in Germany. more

Dec 12, 2014 11:00 AM The Berlin Blog 1 Comments

At one point it seemed like Germany's ultra-nationalist Udo Voigt would fade into obscurity, however the results of the May elections have determined otherwise. As the new EU parliament terms start, Voigt is controversially back. more

Jul 30, 2014 5:00 PM People

Put your dancing shoes on – our SUMMER DANCE SPECIAL is here! Get in step with Berlin's dance scene, from the master movers to anti-fascist old-timer folk dancers and much, much more. On newsstands now! more

Jun 30, 2014 12:00 PM Features

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Graham Anderson: Hangman gets rope on Valentine’s Day

The axe has finally fallen on East Berlin’s notorious neo-Nazi rendezvous bar Zum Henker (The Hangman) and the world's most politically incorrect cocktail, "The Himla", A Berlin court found gave them 24 hours to vacate, but an appeal is on the way. more

Feb 17, 2014 11:45 AM The Berlin Blog


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John Riceburg: They’ve arrived! The Nazi Hipsters!

An ironic tote bag, piercings, unruly beards, orange sunglasses – it looks like a hipster, but is that the whole truth? John Riceburg looks at the Nazis who may have been Nazis back before it was cool. more

Jan 27, 2014 12:00 PM The Berlin Blog 23 Comments

Konrad Werner: Courageous politician alert

Konrad can't be bothered to write another depressing, sarcastic post on the NSA. So here's some nice news about a young chap called Patrick Dahlemann. more

Jan 17, 2014 10:00 AM The Berlin Blog 1 Comments

Adventures in Nazi-Land? We sent our intrepid reporter Graham Anderson to the fascist hangout Zum Henker for some old-fashioned investigative journalism. Now we're the ones being accused of neo-Nazism. What do you think? more

Aug 5, 2013 3:15 PM Zeitgeist 8 Comments

Konrad Werner: NSU trial, the farce so far

The farce that the NSU trial has descended into is a disgrace – and the media thinks it's all so hilarious. more

May 17, 2013 10:30 AM The Berlin Blog

It's been one year since the NSU hit the headlines. Patrick Gensing, author of 'Terror von rechts', discusses racism and far right militancy today. more

Nov 21, 2012 1:00 PM Zeitgeist 1 Comments

Finding a job after 60 is not easy nowadays. But former NPD leader Udo Voigt’s recruitment prospects are less than nil. And it’s not just a matter of age. Graham Anderson met Germany's most unemployable sexagenarian. more

Nov 15, 2012 11:30 AM People 11 Comments

Konrad Werner: Germany's 9/11

It's been a year since the NSU was uncovered, but with the drip feed of scandal it's been easy to miss how fundamentally important the case is for Germany. more

Nov 2, 2012 11:00 AM The Berlin Blog 2 Comments

Konrad Werner: Nazis v. Salafists v. Google

This week, Konrad makes a desperate bid to boost his Google News quotient. more

Oct 12, 2012 10:30 AM The Berlin Blog 1 Comments

Amok Mama: Stuff you're not allowed to say

Jacinta Nandi wonders whether sometimes people's manufactured outrage is just that – manufactured outrage. Especially when there are real things to be outraged about out there. more

Jun 5, 2012 9:00 AM The Berlin Blog 2 Comments


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Konrad Werner: Take away the punching bag

Here’s why we should ban the NPD – so middle-class Germans can’t pretend they’re really PC anymore. more

Mar 30, 2012 9:00 AM The Berlin Blog 1 Comments

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