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Red Wedding: The Communist history of Berlin’s reddest district

You’d never know it from from reading official historical markers, but Wedding was the site of the […]

Interview

Ai Weiwei: “Home is the place to share”

From 2015 to 2019, Ai Weiwei lived in a roomy Altbau on Greifswalder Straße. But when he […]

Red flag

Meet Leo Jogiches, Rosa Luxemburg’s spymaster who lived in Neukölln

Leo Jogiches, one of Rosa Luxemburg's closest collaborators, was also murdered by the police. Historian Nathaniel Flakin […]

Red flag

When Berlin was a centre of worldwide anti-colonial struggles

With the 12th Berlin Biennale is focusing on decolonial engagement, we remember Berlin's history of anti-colonial struggle.

Politics

Red Flag: Did the police really attack protestors over an FDJ flag?

On Sunday 2,000 people gathered in Friedrichshain for the LL-Demo, but it didn’t go smoothly. Nathaniel Flakin […]

Politics

Digging for communists

Excavating Lenin’s 3.5-tonne decapitated head from a Müggelheim forest kicked off Rick Minnich’s filmmaking career, and brought […]

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