Will Chinese companies like Huawei control a dominant share of the critical infrastructure? Host Noah Barkin delves into the question with guests Janka Oertel from the German Marshall Fund, and Jan-Peter Kleinhans from the think tank Stiftung Neue Verantwortung.
Each month, in our segment Leitmotifs, opera singer Fredrika Brillembourg talks to creatives in the world of opera and classical music. In this edition, Fredrika speaks with Mena Mark Hanna, Dean of Barenboim-Said Akademie in Berlin.
On Thursday, lawmakers in the Bundestag passed a compulsory measles vaccination law. They also voted to eliminate the country’s solidarity tax, a tax used to bolster infrastructure in the former East Germany, for 90% of taxpayers by 2021.
Should a portion of Templehof’s open space become forest? Politicians from CDU Berlin say planting trees would boost the field’s recreational value and have lasting positive effects on the urban climate.