No matter where you are or what your clock might say: it’s Wednesday 3 p.m and here’s our latest story ‘Rumination’ by Monika Müller-Kroll. Wednesday 3 p.m. is our series of micro stories bringing you a glimpse of someone else’s life.
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.
One reason for the increase is the scarcity of housing, particularly social housing. Former director of the Federation of Organizations Working with the Homeless, Thomas Specht, told KCRW Berlin that Germany loses more units of social housing per year than it builds.
How have East and West Germany grown together 30 years after the Fall of the Berlin Wall? This week on Studio Berlin, host Erik Kirschbaum remembers the Fall of the Wall and discusses the making of a new Germany after 1989.
“Today my fellow Americans and I rejoice with the German people. The wall is no more, but let us not take lightly to the threats to our freedoms, the challenges that we all face,” said U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Berlin on Friday.
For the final part of our series in honor of Berlin Science Week, we paired two finalists from the international forum “Falling Walls Engage,” to talk about what they’re working on. Rackeb Tesfaye lives in Montreal, Canada and is the executive director and founder of Broad Science, Edward Kang lives in Chicago and is the co-founder of The Laboratory Collective.