Tag: Germany

Pepe Escobar: Go West, Young Han

December 2014

As Washington “pivots” to Asia, China does the Eurasian pirouette.

Amanda Michalopoulou: Deer in the Woods

November 2014

Flash Fiction: What, for you, is the clearest image of happiness?

Pepe Escobar: Can China and Russia Squeeze Washington out of Eurasia?

October 2014

The future of a Beijing-Moscow-Berlin alliance.

Stephen Darcy Collins: The Sand at Sachsenhausen

September 2014

Brutality must be compartmentalized in respect for its victims.


November 2013

The little people eat on the couch while Berchta and I eat at the kitchen table, and she relaxes enough to grouse about how no one appreciates the old gods and goddesses anymore. I assume this is a typical complaint among mythical figures.

Jannis Brühl: Where Did Syria’s Chemical Weapons Come From?

September 2013

Retracing the steps of Syria's chemical arsenal.

Jannis Brühl: Why NSA Snooping Is Bigger Deal in Germany

August 2013

Understanding why the NSA spying programs are such a hot-button issue in the current German pre-election season.

Deenah Vollmer: Anatomy of an Anti-Scene

August 2013

Tracing Antifolk’s aesthetics and community, from the Lower East Side to Berlin.

Ben Mason: Pirates of the Parliament

March 2013

The rise and fall of Germany’s Pirate party casts doubt on a future of crowdsourced politics.

The Honey Trap

February 2013

The training camp where Stasi once learned to catch secrets with sex is a now free-love commune. But even free love isn’t easy. Meet a radical community’s jealous lovers.


September 2012

When did the Berlin Zoo stop displaying humans? 1931, I think, but I’m not sure.