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On Wednesday, Bernie Sanders came to Berlin's Frei Universität with his new book "Our Revolution". He talked to a full house of students who were clearly still feeling the Bern. We were there. more

Jun 1, 2017 5:00 PM Interviews & Portraits 1 Comments

This Fri, Jan 20, sees the inauguration of Donald Trump. And to go with it, a huge protest ("No to Global Trumpism") at 17:00, starting at Berlin's AfD offices. Kathleen Brown of Die Linke Berlin International explains the demo's aims. more

Jan 16, 2017 4:15 PM Zeitgeist 1 Comments

Obama's farewell presidential tour to Berlin filled us with melancholy and some dread. more

Nov 18, 2016 12:45 PM Opinion

Konrad found a beautiful, well-named bookshop to witness the end of times. more

Nov 9, 2016 1:30 AM Opinion 3 Comments

Tonight's the big vote! But how well do you know the candidates you're voting for? Many Americans don't even know their options. Find out what their positions are in our election quiz. more

Nov 8, 2016 1:40 PM Zeitgeist

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Illustration by Catherine Franck

Tonight's the big vote! But how well do you know the candidates you're voting for? Many Americans don't even know their options. Find out what their positions are in our election quiz. more

Nov 8, 2016 1:00 PM , Zeitgeist

With the election looming on November 8, there are plenty of people clamoring with excitement in Berlin. What about people completely disillusioned with the country as a whole? We spoke with two different generations to see how they were coping. more

Nov 4, 2016 12:30 PM Interviews & Portraits

November 8 is the day! Whether you're American or not, the US election affects all of us here in Berlin. Drink to your chosen candidate's victory (or drown your sorrows) at these all-nighter parties. more

Nov 2, 2016 4:50 PM Zeitgeist

Hans-Torsten Richter answers your questions about surviving and thriving in Berlin. Write to hanstorsten@exberliner.com. more

Nov 1, 2016 11:00 AM Features

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Tom Cox

Yes, there are Republicans in Berlin. But like many American right-wingers, they’re finding their loyalties tested by the most divisive candidate in US presidential history. Will they choose the “lesser evil”? more

Oct 26, 2016 3:20 PM Zeitgeist

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 Opinion 6 Comments

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 Opinion 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 1 Comments

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