Berlin election perspectives: Dmytri Kleiner

For the second in our series of op-eds on the US election, the Berlin-based Canadian-Russian "Telekommunist" explains why a vote for "Hillary von Hindenburg" is still a vote for Trump and a continuation of the neo-liberal disaster. more

Oct 20, 2016 11:00 AM The Berlin Blog 4 Comments

Berlin election perspectives: Don't feed the Trump

In the first in a series of op-eds on the US election, Berlin-based New Yorker Isabel Cole gives her take on our dangerous obsession with Republican candidate and professional troll Donald Trump. more

Oct 12, 2016 12:10 PM The Berlin Blog 1 Comments

This month, we take on the elephant (and donkey) in the room: Are any Berliners voting for Trump? How much do you know about the US presidential candidates? What's the impact of the American occupation of Berlin today? And more... more

Sep 30, 2016 2:00 PM Features



The Berlinale Blog: No prose, no problem...

The Berlinale poses a dilemma about the necessity of criticism and offers the best thing Spike Lee has done in years... Welcome to day six's reviews of Starve Your Dog and Chi-Raq. more

Feb 16, 2016 5:00 PM The Berlinale Blog

John Riceburg: Seven surprising things about the US after a few years in Berlin

John Riceburg just spent more than a week in the People's Republic of Austin and the southwestern USA. This is where he grew up. And yet the place seemed very strange to him. more

Dec 9, 2015 12:00 PM The Berlin Blog

Konrad Werner: The USA vs. Germany. Bring it.

We hate it when other people criticize our country, especially if they're right. more

Dec 5, 2014 10:30 AM The Berlin Blog 1 Comments

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

INTERVIEW: Is Putin plotting to invade Ukraine, as unanimously suspected by the Western media? Retired CIA analyst Ray McGovern brings some sanity into this new Cold War-style propaganda battle. more

Sep 11, 2014 2:00 PM People 3 Comments

Seymour Gris: Friends with no benefits

What are the Germans getting out of their one-sided "friendship" with America? Not a whole lot. more

Nov 12, 2013 12:00 PM The Berlin Blog 3 Comments

Seymour Gris: Back from America

Gris is back from the USA. How did the pragmatic Berliner fare in the land of the BIG? Besides the massive cars, massive drinks and lots of packaging, there's something else Americans deliver in spades... good vibes. more

Aug 6, 2013 9:00 AM The Berlin Blog

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