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Ulli Lust is not only Exberliner's departing resident cartoonist, she's also one of Berlin's most lauded comics artists. As a parting shot, she spoke to us about her brilliant second graphic novel, "How I tried to be a good person". more

Dec 15, 2017 12:15 PM , Interviews & Portraits

The election has not changed Merkel's mind – the German policy on refugees is still: keep them out and pretend you're not racist. more

Oct 11, 2017 12:30 PM Opinion

Summer is over and soon Berlin’s streets will be flooded by children with enormous backpacks and even bigger candy-filled Schultüten. But Berlin has no shortage of e-resources for students of all backgrounds and ages. more

Sep 1, 2017 11:00 AM Start-ups

With 13,000 asylum seekers still living in emergency shelters in Berlin, refugee housing might not be a popular topic, but it’s a pressing issue. more

Jun 23, 2017 4:45 PM Zeitgeist

When police tried to deport a Nuremberg student from Afghanistan, they were met with a small riot – proof the city has come a long way since the Nazi days. more

Jun 8, 2017 12:00 PM Opinion

INTERVIEW! Is the discourse about privilege and race dangerously behind here in Germany compared to the US? Journalist Mohamed Amjahid thinks so and is ready to change that with his new book "Unter Weißen". more

May 11, 2017 2:00 PM Interviews & Portraits 4 Comments

Goodbye cheap flats, art studios and anarchist lairs; hello, greedy developers and real estate speculators. Our new government wants to stem the tide, but is it too little, too late? Read all about it in Exberliner's May issue, on stands now! more

Apr 27, 2017 12:00 PM Features

This Friday, April 14, see Berlin legend Tom Tykwer's bisexual/polyamorous drama Drei at Moviemento in three languages – and for a good, queer cause to boot. more

Apr 11, 2017 12:30 PM Insider Tips

The Gorki Theater’s new power players don’t need your pity. The group’s first mainstage premiere is this month: "Winterreise", an ensemble-driven piece from Yael Ronen. Check it out Apr 8 and with English surtitles) 13 and 26. more

Apr 6, 2017 12:45 PM Theatre & Dance

A new book topping Germany's non-fiction charts suggests that the refugee crisis that shook Germany and the world was the result of confusion, backroom deals and political backpedalling. Author Robin Alexander explains. more

Apr 6, 2017 11:15 AM Interviews & Portraits

As many as six in 10 asylum seekers suffer from mental health issues, but they mostly go undetected or untreated. From self-help groups to dream therapy, Berliners are filling in the gaps... more

Mar 7, 2017 2:00 PM Zeitgeist

From intimate dinners in a small Neukölln flat, to packed streetfood markets in Kreuzberg, Berlin's volunteer and refugee communities are coming together through a basic mean of cultural exchange – food. But is it real or just “disaster tourism"? more

Mar 1, 2017 11:45 AM Zeitgeist

We're a city of burnouts, smokers, prescription drug addicts, ailing elderly and paedophiles, but at least we've got health insurance. Or do we? Find out about Germany's sick system and much more on newsstands now! more

Feb 28, 2017 11:00 AM Features

Neukölln’s “Arab street” has become a destination for the Syrian community – and a potential goldmine for refugee entrepreneurs selling their countrymen a taste of home. But it isn't always easy being the new kids on the block. more

Feb 21, 2017 2:30 PM Zeitgeist

In these uncertain times, one fact rings true: we all need to eat. And so we present our February food issue, stuffed to the gills with all the tasty articles you can digest. Plus the only Berlinale preview that matters and much more, on stands now! more

Jan 31, 2017 2:00 PM

More than 12,000 children in Berlin, most refugees, are attending Willkommensklassen. These classes could be a key investment in integration, say teachers hired for the task – instead, they consider themselves exploited for a short-term solution. more

Jan 31, 2017 12:00 PM Zeitgeist

Over the last two years, some 75,700 people applied for asylum in Berlin. About half of them received it. Where do they live now? What does the future hold for them? more

Jan 25, 2017 3:00 PM , , Zeitgeist 1 Comments

For our first issue of 2017, we take a trip back to the tumultuous-yet-sexy Weimar years and ask: Are we re-living them now? Plus an investigation into Berlin's overloaded refugee housing system and much more, on a newsstand near you! more

Jan 2, 2017 12:00 PM

Two young Arab insiders let us in on the not-always-rosy reality of fellow refugees’ integration in the Berlin club scene. more

Dec 23, 2016 11:00 AM Zeitgeist

This month is all about the night, from secret cellar venues to petting leather clad human puppies, to speaking to the lawyers who sort through the industry’s dirty paperwork. Plus: A Brandenburg village's WWI history of Jihadism, and much more! more

Nov 29, 2016 1:00 PM Features

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