It’s been almost a year since the German parliament voted to amend Paragraph 219a, regarding the advertisement of abortion services, in the country’s criminal code. Host Sylvia Cunningham takes a closer look at what abortion rights activists and opponents are calling for next in 2020.
More than 20,000 signatures have already been collected in eight districts across Berlin, calling for an end to privatization of maintenance staff and better conditions in schools. The campaign is expanding to additional districts.
Berlin’s governing mayor and SPD politician Michael Müller has announced he will not run again for his party’s state presidency. Germany’s Federal Family Minister Franziska Giffey and Berlin parliamentary SPD chairman Raed Saleh are looking to take over as dual leaders.
Opera Lab Berlin is a free-form ensemble that breaks down traditional music theater. We caught up with artistic director Evan Gardner prior to the world premiere of their new show “ODYSSEY: Dead Men Die,” which promises to be “an apocalyptic journey” encompassing Homer, James Joyce and Hollywood.
Curious to see the BER up close before the airport’s grand opening? A total of 20,000 volunteers are needed to play the part of passenger, going through the motions of a typical day at the airport (apart from takeoff).
These true, personal stories were recorded live at The Bear on December 14 at ZENTRUM danziger50 in Prenzlauer Berg. The theme of the evening was solstice: stories about the longest night of your life.