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My May 1968

Three protagonists look back at the unrest in Berlin 50 years ago.

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When the Russian Revolution passed through Berlin

On Easter Monday 1917, Lenin boarded a train that passed through Berlin en route to Russia. With […]

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Wladek Flakin: Germany’s Marie Antoinette

Remember Jens Spahn? Well, Germany's new Health Minister thinks we should all eat cake.

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Wladek Flakin: No more books

Student workers at Berlin universities are on their second week of strikes. Wladek loves it – even […]

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Confessions of an U-Bahn driver

BVG employee “Michael P.” challenges the transport company’s shiny-happy image with the day-to-day reality of his job.

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Wladek Flakin: Some revolutionary Jews

As Chanukah approaches, Wladek thinks back on the revolutionary Jews of Berlin's past. And see their legacy […]

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