Julia Korbik, Author at English
By Julia Korbik - 23. 02. 2015

Including Feminist Fashion Statements™, a moving speech on race, and an invitation to be weird....

By Julia Korbik - 11. 02. 2015

With “Body”, Małgorzata Szumowska succeeded in making a small, touching movie about how we use our bodies to handle certain things....

By Julia Korbik - 9. 02. 2015

Sebastian Schipper’s “Victoria” is a stunner, a breathless Berlin tour-de-force....

By Julia Korbik - 7. 02. 2015

Charlotte Rampling and Tom Courtenay face their past as a married couple in “45 Years”....

By Julia Korbik - 6. 02. 2015

The Berlinale’s opening film “Nobody Wants The Night”, despite a spectacular cast and gorgeous cinematography, turned out rather pale....

By Julia Korbik - 6. 02. 2015

Some trivia, facts and figures....

By Julia Korbik - 5. 02. 2015

The 65th Berlin International Film Festival – the Berlinale – starts today: For ten days the German capital will be ruled by cinema. A small outlo...

By Julia Korbik - 28. 01. 2015

On a questionable trend....

By Julia Korbik - 15. 12. 2014

Why Taylor Swift should have been “Person of the Year” 2014....

By Julia Korbik - 11. 11. 2014

Only a society which guarantees women the right to abort is a truly humanistic one....

By Julia Korbik - 10. 11. 2014

The German media love their “Mutti” Merkel. That’s not only stupid, but also disrespectful. ...

By Julia Korbik - 2. 11. 2014

How I came to discover East Germany: Musings from a naïve Western German....

By Julia Korbik - 21. 10. 2014

Women have to be good-looking; men don’t. Especially in Hollywood....

By Julia Korbik - 6. 10. 2014

Which social problem has been keeping us busy for 60 years, concerns everyone, but interests way too few people?...

By Julia Korbik - 25. 10. 2012

Instead of rejoicing in the increasing prominence of feminist ideas and authors, many feminists fight over the intricacies of their respective beliefs...

By Julia Korbik - 20. 05. 2012

Ignoring political context won’t change the facts: the Eurovision Song Contest is a political event. Almost all countries use the music stage for po...


How a company called Arabesque is powering sustainable finance through technology
By The European

Sustainable investing is a global mega-trend that has reshaped capital markets over recent years. With the European Union seeking to set the rules of the game for ESG through the implementation of the Taxonomy, the huge flows of money currently directed towards sustainability strategies are only goi

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The green space
By Beatrice Bischof

Recently, I was asked a question - when discussing the space industry: What does flight and space travel have to do with sustainability? A lot. I followed up on the question directly and was intrigued myself. By Beatrice Bischof.

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Eurosclerosis 2.0
By The European

Several generations worked hard for over 50 years for the EU to flourish politically and economically. But for the last two decades, a generation spoiled by prosperity has been driving the EU into the ground. Everything has both positive and negative effects, including peace and prosperity. The coll

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Bringing the EU up to date
By The European

This article explains why updating the EU is better than revolutionizing it by rebooting it. It discusses how to overcome Eurosclerosis 2.0. The EU needs neither revolutionary innovations nor counter-revolutionary turns, but an incremental and innovative further development. In short: the wheel does

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Europe’s struggle against the dominance of digital platforms
By Ewald König

Whoever has the relevant data can control market concentration and dictate how competition works: How the IT market is being liberalised and how local companies will gain opportunities

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A complementary model of political consulting
By The European

“Listen to the science” is the motto for both the coronavirus pandemic and climate policy. It is not a new motto. The scientification of politics has been ongoing since the 19th century. In the 1960s, there already was a real exaggeration of science. This was accompanied by the popularity of th

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