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PHOTO GALLERY! Is a dispassionate look at the GDR finally possible? A film project and an exhibition take a more empathetic look into the everyday lives of East Germans. Read more

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It's a new decade - and time to deal with old guilt! Can we offset our air miles? Make our everyday more sustainable? We chart the route to redemption. Also: Berliners confess, mum shaming gone crazy and colonial guilt going unacknowledged. Out now! Read more

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Berlin journalist and author Florian Werner dedicated a whole book to the cultural history of faeces. We sat down to discuss his exploration of the “dark matter”. Read more

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In the German papers this week: Cleaner tap water, e-scooter madness, a post-communist makeover, Berlin support for Sea Watch captain Carola Rackete and more... Read more

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Interactive historical tours of Berlin are all the rage right now. From the grim reality of Stasi oppression to the sound of cicadas in Pergamon , technology is overlaying the past with the present. Read more

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    The Wall Museum

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