A report from the Statistical Office for Berlin-Brandenburg found an increase in the number of Berlin apartments in 2018, and an SPD politician was appointed as the new justice minister. Find out more in your KCRW Berlin News Brief.
At last week’s Munich Security Conference, Angela Merkel received a standing ovation for her remarks, in which she critiqued President Trump’s foreign policy approach. We asked journalist Erik Kirschbaum for his take.
Facebook has developed an algorithm to help identify when users may be at risk of self-harm. Is this a useful suicide prevention tool or a potential invasion of privacy? We asked Dr. Tobias Matzner from Paderborn University.
The World Building Forum is a collective of people looking to change the narrative we tell ourselves to create a more balanced world. We found out more from Berlinale Talents forum member General Jeff and European Director of the Institute, Juan DiazB.
#KCRWBerlinReport: Armando Praça’s “Greta” premiered at Berlinale this week. The Brazilian LGBTQ drama shows the tender relationship between an older and younger man. We found out more from the director and star of the film.
On Monday, the German government will hold a hearing regarding a proposed bill to revise paragraph 219a, the country’s law on advertising abortion. We break down some of the essential questions around this discussion.
“When Tomatoes Met Wagner” is the story of a small Greek village (population 30) and the residents who grow and ship organic tomatoes to cities all around the world. The documentary premiered this week as part of Berlinale’s Culinary Cinema.