My May 1968
Three protagonists look back at the unrest in Berlin 50 years ago.
When the Russian Revolution passed through Berlin
On Easter Monday 1917, Lenin boarded a train that passed through Berlin en route to Russia. With […]
Wladek Flakin: Germany’s Marie Antoinette
Remember Jens Spahn? Well, Germany's new Health Minister thinks we should all eat cake.
Wladek Flakin: No more books
Student workers at Berlin universities are on their second week of strikes. Wladek loves it – even […]
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.
Wladek Flakin: Some revolutionary Jews
As Chanukah approaches, Wladek thinks back on the revolutionary Jews of Berlin's past. And see their legacy […]