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INTERVIEW! The International Literature Festival came to an end last night. We talked to one of its most inspiring guests: Flemming Rose, the man behind 2005’s infamous Danish Muhammad cartoons. more

Sep 19, 2016 12:10 PM Culture

INTERVIEW! Algerian novelist Boualem Sansal, the controversial author behind 2084: The End of the World, sounds off on Islam and why "we cannot talk about anything anymore." Catch him at the International Literature Festival Berlin Sep 6 and 7. more

Sep 1, 2016 11:35 AM People 1 Comments

For Dmytri Kleiner of Telekommunisten, neither the basic income nor Berliners are radical enough. more

Jun 30, 2016 11:00 AM People

From neoliberals to hippie dreamers, the spectrum of people talking about basic income runs the gamut. Read our interview with one of its proponents and then go learn more for yourself on Thu, Jul 7 at SRH Hochschule's basic income conference. more

Jun 28, 2016 1:20 AM Zeitgeist

INTERVIEW. Hengameh Yaghoobifarah is a lot of things: A blogger, an activist, a queer feminist, a fa(t)shionista. She sat down with Exberliner to sound off about her intersectional dentity and queer feminism. more

Jun 21, 2016 4:50 AM People

This past Sunday, Swiss supporters of basic income were struck a blow when a referendum proposing it was voted down. But we've had a form of it right here in Berlin since 2014. Meet Michael Bohmeyer, the man who wants to give you €1000 a month. more

Jun 6, 2016 1:00 PM Zeitgeist

INTERVIEW! Hamid Sulaiman might have fled his home in Syria, but he’s not done with the war and the revolution. You can see the original sheets from his graphic novel "Freedom Hospital" at Galerie Crone from Apr 9-Jun 18. more

Apr 7, 2016 4:00 PM Art

INTERVIEW! In Berlin on the occasion of the Logan CIJ Symposium, the legendary US investigative journalist gave a piece of his mind on American lies about Syria, ignorant journalists and why he doesn't have many friends among the press corps. more

Mar 17, 2016 2:45 PM People

When was the last time you saw a great German indie film? The Berlinale's one German Competition entry, 24 Wochen, failed to win any awards and drew sharp criticism. And it's just the latest in a long line of failures. Is there any hope? more

Feb 24, 2016 11:00 AM , Film

Biomolecular scientist Gilles-Éric Séralini was recently awarded Germany's Whistleblower Award for revealing the toxicity of GM maize and the pesticide Roundup, but it took a long time for the findings of his study to be accepted... more

Dec 7, 2015 4:05 PM People

INTERVIEW: With COP21 nearing its end, the planet's future is on our minds. We spoke to somebody whose outspokenness on the toxicity of pesticides and GMOs earned himself a Whistleblower Award – and a vicious smear campaign: Gilles-Éric Séralini. more

Dec 7, 2015 12:10 PM People

Want to learn about a side of refugee life in Berlin overshadowed by the current crisis? Take the ultimate alternative tour: a refugee-led journey from Oranienplatz to Ohlauer Straße. We've got the insider's scoop on Refugee Voices right here. more

Nov 27, 2015 1:30 PM The Best of Berlin 1 Comments

INTERVIEW: Belgian graphic novelist Michel Kichka opens up about what it's like to be the son of a concentration camp survivor – and the dysfunctional family history that led to his life's work, "Second Generation: Things I Never Told My Father". more

Oct 1, 2015 12:46 PM People

A petition co-initiated by Berlin digital dissident Jacob Appelbaum and circulated among international journalists and campaigners comes to the defense of the editors of Netzpolitik. We've signed on – and so should you. Read on to find out why. more

Aug 6, 2015 5:00 PM Features

One of the most exciting writers and critics of the digital age talks about whether our constant connectivity is a pathology. (Hint: it is, but not in the way you'd think.) more

May 27, 2015 4:45 PM Zeitgeist

Our May issue is out on newsstands now and after reading it, you may never think about addiction in the same way. But just what is an addiction anyway? Read our interview with Dr. Andreas Heinz and then pick up a copy of our print edition. more

Apr 27, 2015 5:00 PM Zeitgeist

INTERVIEW. Malian artist Abdoulaye Konaté shows a different side of his textile-based art at Blain Southern, working in a liminal space between African traditions and Western academicism. See his show before it closes Sat Apr 18. more

Apr 13, 2015 11:30 AM Art

Miss the premiere of whistleblower doco "1971" last night? The kick-ass panel afterwards, including Wolfgang Kaleck, Snowden’s legal support in Europe, touched on anonymity then and now and much more. Now read our interview with him here. more

Nov 21, 2014 11:55 AM People

America's current militarist policies are frighteningly reminiscent of those of the Third Reich, says Todd Pierce. The US military lawyer who has defended several Guantanamo inmates, was recently in Berlin as part of a European speaking tour. more

Oct 16, 2014 1:45 PM People 1 Comments

Edward Snowden risked his life to leak documents for the sake of “informing the public”. But how much wiser are we, the public, really? How much has actually been leaked so far, and who decides what gets published and on what grounds? more

Sep 30, 2014 12:45 PM Zeitgeist

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