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May Day in Berlin: Six highlights from 133 years of workers’ history

Author and local historian Nathaniel Flakin chronicles Berlin's unique history of protest on May 1

Family feuds

Don’t mention the war: Families divided by Putin’s invasion

We spoke with three Russian Berliners whose families are bitterly divided over the war in Ukraine.

Podcast

Megan’s Megacan: Free the weed!

This week, our tipsy podcasters take on SPD's Russia policy and ask why drugs still aren't legal.

Red Flag

Red Flag: How Karl Lauterbach helped ruin Germany’s hospitals

Neoliberal reforms by 'healthcare economist' Karl Lauterbach have left Germany's nursing industry in crisis.

Fake News

Fake news of the week: War in Ukraine (update)

Since Russia's invasion of Ukraine, German social media has been flooded with misinformation and images shared out […]

Podcast

Megan’s Megacan: No shortage of rave fuel

This week, our podcasters talk gas, speed limits and Boris Becker in a pickle.

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