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From sugarbaby millennials to old school Lebenskünstler, from bitcoin speculators to Instagram influencers – Meet the Berliners who thrive without a proper job. And 1968-2018: Berliners look back. more

With gruelling hours, sniping colleagues and testosterone laced atmospheres, the food and drink industry is one of Germany’s most misogynous. The few women who’ve made it don’t have time to discuss gender equality – they just do it. more

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Student workers at Berlin universities are on their second week of strikes. Wladek loves it – even though they are closing the libraries where he likes to write. more

Opinion

After Exberliner published an article about the exploitation of food delivery workers, a couple of Deliveroo riders contacted us to set the record straight: their situation is becoming even worse. more

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Wladek doesn't like bosses any more than the next guy. What would a boss-free world look like? more

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You've seen them zipping around town: mad missionaries for Berlin's two food delivery giants. With how many are seemingly taking over the streets, the work must be lucrative. Reporter Alice Klar hopped on her bike and tried both to find out. more

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Welcome to Polski Berlin! Our September issue is all about Berlin's Polish people and places – and a road trip to Wroclaw. Plus an interview with novelist Boualem Sansal about his dystopian vision of Islam, the month's can't-miss events and more! more

Features

On Tuesday, visitors to the Botanical Garden saw a few activists in black hoodies climb to the top of one of the green houses. Wladek explains why. more

Opinion

Nobody tips in Berlin... or do they? As it happens, there are ways to base your entire livelihood mostly or entirely on gratuities. You might have to get a bit more creative than waiting tables, though! more

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Are refugees employable? The facts, the bureaucratic maze, the official and unofficial initiatives... and the (rare) success stories. more

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Happy New Year... now get back to work! Our first issue of 2016 is all about how Berliners get by, whether "working black", cleaning toilets or selling their sperm. Plus, an interview with Anonymous/Lulzsec hacker Mustafa Al-Bassam and much more! more

Features

Organised by the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, the Futurale film festival turns a timely eye on tomorrow’s labours of love, man and machine through seven documentaries. Catch it at Arsenal Nov 5-8. more

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Sometimes boys just wanna have fun, and sometimes boys just wanna be on their own. From fisting to 'staches to fraternities, we checked out five Berlin boys' clubs. more

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Come on guys, everyone knows that work is basically an ideology. Sometimes the government even admits it. more

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Udo Voigt

Udo Voigt in front of the NPD Berlin headquarters in Köpenick on December 5, 2011. Photo by Maia Schoenfelder

Finding a job after 60 is not easy nowadays. But former NPD leader Udo Voigt’s recruitment prospects are less than nil. And it’s not just a matter of age. Graham Anderson met Germany's most unemployable sexagenarian. more

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Photo by Sigrid Malmgren

Before we dive into 2012, here are a few stats to help you understand THIS tired old year. more

Opinion

One woman turns whore for a night to assess her survival potential among Berlin’s brothel scene. We sat down with her to get a candid look at a local take on the oldest profession. more

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