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Did Israel really sponsor the indie festival Pop-Kultur? Why did Kate Tempest cancel her Volksbühne show? Part 4 of our series on Berlin identity skirmishes deals with how the Israel-Palestine conflict is playing out on our stages. more

Zeitgeist

November's all about identity politics and with that comes a series of shitstorms, homegrown right here in Berlin. Each week we'll look at a new identity-related controversy from the past year. This week: Well-intentioned lesbian talks... more

Zeitgeist

November's all about identity politics and with that comes a series of shitstorms, homegrown right here in Berlin. Each week we'll look at a new identity-related controversy from the past year. This week: The fascist bookstore? more

Zeitgeist

They’re losing their funding and their campaigns are increasingly desperate – but with their competitors in the AfD plagued by infighting, will the 2017 elections be the NPD’s time to shine? more

Politics

In the past year, Arab and Turkish shop owners, activists and refugee helpers in Berlin’s most diverse neighbourhood have been the targets of increasing intimidation, threats and violence from neo-Nazis. Now, the victims are fighting back. more

Zeitgeist

Berlin's secret service warns: You might be murdered by left-wing extremists! Wait, really? more

Opinion

On Sun, Apr 23, France goes to the polling booths, and many fear Marine le Pen and Front National's success. Who's voting for her in Berlin? Some seemingly cool, open-minded Frenchmen... including our writer's friend. more

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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

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Walter Crasshole empties his fag bag and vents on the issues of the day. This month: the curious case of right-wing queers. more

Opinion

How should we respond to the Breitscheidplatz attack? The same way we respond to any other crime, not by attacking Merkel and her refugee policy. Seymour makes the case for reason. more

Opinion

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

Opinion

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

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This June Sioux Indian artist Robert Packard was convicted of giving the Hitler salute during a confrontation back in 2013. Now he's probably the first Native American to be ever be convicted of a far-right crime in Germany. Here's the strange tale. more

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