Politics http://www.exberliner.com/topics/politics/index.rss en Iomauna Media GmbH Mon, 02 Jun 2014 17:30:00 GMT The Magical Secrecy Tour In the aftermath of the Snowden revellations, this tri-partite day brings together hackers, lawyers, whistle-blowers and artists to explore the current and historic sites of Berlin surveillance culture, followed by a film screening at NK Projekt.

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Seymour Gris: On the streets 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.

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My radical family Rudi-Marek Dutschke on how it feels to be the son of Germany’s most iconic 1968 student leader... when you’ve never even met him.

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My communist family John Riceburg talked with Jakob Grotewohl on what it means to be the great-grandson of the GDR’s first prime minister and why he still gets invitations to have dinner at the North Korean Embassy.

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Ken Loach: "We're unstoppable" At this year’s Berlinale, British director Ken Loach was honoured with a lifetime achievement award for 50 years of cinema. The filmmaker and veteran political activist hasn’t lost his faith in the power of workers to bring about change.

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Forensis Beyond CSI, this exhibition/conference explores what would happen is we turned forensics back on the powers that use and abuse it. Don't miss today's human rights discussion.

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Human Rights Tattoo To highlight the importance of human rights, No Pain No Brain is taking part in the international Human Rights Tattoo, where artists will be inking the Universal Declaration of Human Rights - all 6773 letters of it - on 6773 individuals worldwide.

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Maggie Spooner: Democracy for dummies Of all places in City West, Maggie Spooner discovers that the Schaubühne has the most opportunities for teachable moments – and not for the theatre pieces alone.

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Seymour Gris: Friends with no benefits What are the Germans getting out of their one-sided "friendship" with America? Not a whole lot.

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To Russia With Love: A "Kiss-In" Demonstrate love in the face of Russia’s anti-homosexuality law. A flashmob for homos and their friends, the worldwide “kiss-in” is smooching taken seriously.

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Konrad Werner: Election poster guide Germany's current thicket of election posters may seem intimidating. Just what are all those photoshopped faces and varyingly bland catchphrases really trying to whisper (or shout) at undecided voters? Konrad Werner explains his favourite posters.

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Konrad Werner: Election poster guide Konrad has analysed all the different parties’ election posters. And thoroughly penetrated them. Here's what he found.

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Amok Mama: Is Thilo Sarrazin a racist arsehole? Jacinta Nandi likes enticing people into meaningless, pointless and unhelpful conversations. Especially about Thilo Sarrazin.

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A chat with... Fred Schneider of The B-52s INTERVIEW. The B-52s might not bring political parties on tour anymore, but they're still dancing this mess around and flamboyant frontman Fred Schneider has views aplenty. The Deadbeat Club roams into Huxley's Neue Welt on Wed, Aug 21.

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John Riceburg: Do cool kids wear a Palituch? Lefty club ://about blank's refusal to allow the keffiyeh past its doors as part of its ban on "nationalist content" has led to accusations of racism in an open letter to the club. John Riceburg examines the facts behind the ruffled feathers.

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Premiere: We Do It – Not Because We Agree With It A two-part evening exploring the deadly contradictions of democracy. German, Pakistani and Japanese players meet for a pointed and political parlour game, followed by a screening of interviews with eight Pakistanis on the gulf between east and west.

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“I’m so proud of Turkey!” INTERVIEW. As mass protests rage on throughout Turkey, Gözde Tezer has been been determined to show her solidarity from Berlin. She's the woman behind the massive demos last Monday and Thursday at Kottbusser Tor.

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Exclusive! Pussy Riot battles on! INTERVIEW. Pussy Riot's Yekaterina Samutsevich has been taking on the big guns yet again, this time with Der Spiegel. On probation in Moscow since 2010, the punkette rocker fights back against claims that she sold out the other Pussies.

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Der Spiegel and the Pussy Riot media war Here's the rundown on how Pussy Riot's Yekaterina Samutsevich has been dubbed a traitor by German newspaper Der Spiegel, and the repercussions.

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Political Pub Night Wanna be a (US) citizen from afar but don't know where to start? Meet up with fellow democratic expats to discuss hot political topics, make connections and break bread. Hosted by Democrats Abroad.

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