Some Turkish people in Germany voted "Evet" (yes) in Erdoğan's referendum last Sunday. The German newspapers decided that this means society is collapsing, and Turkish people have to sort it out. more

Apr 20, 2017 12:30 PM Opinion

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

Nov 1, 2016 11:00 AM Features

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

The Berlin election results are a big thumbs down for the status quo. more

Sep 19, 2016 2:00 PM Opinion

If you’re an Anglophone reader who by a twist of lineage and law finds themselves eligible to vote here, do it! And don’t be confused about it either. Konrad's walks you through it. more

Sep 12, 2016 1:00 PM Opinion 1 Comments

There's a Volksinitiative petition going round Berlin now to try and make petitions mean something. It's basic and good, even if doesn't give non-Germans any rights. more

May 17, 2016 10:00 AM Opinion

Berlin's affordable housing crisis is no joke. Enter the Berliner Mietenvolksentscheid to take some real steps towards addressing the problem. You've seen the petitions, but what is it exactly? Seymour Gris explains. more

May 7, 2015 3:45 PM Opinion

The new government says it's going to be all about fairness. But Germany under Merkel is getting less and less fair. more

Dec 20, 2013 10:30 AM Opinion 3 Comments

Jacinta Nandi has a conversation with her kid about voting in Germany. more

Sep 22, 2013 3:00 PM Opinion 1 Comments

In coordination with groups around the planet, this Sat, May 5 at Amerika Haus in Charlottenburg the Democrats Abroad Berlin chapter is holding a “Global Primary” event. Stick with or stick it to Barack Obama! more

May 2, 2012 3:00 PM Zeitgeist 5 Comments

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