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...


EU CO2 standards for trucks: Industry express serious concerns
By Alexandre Kintzinger

The EU-Parliament and the Council reached a provisional deal on new CO2 emission targets for heavy-duty vehicles. Until 2030 emissions from new trucks have to be 30 % lower compared to 2019 emission level. The EU said it is an opportunity for the manufactures to embrace innovation. For the industry,

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Years of austerity have left their mark on Europe: budget deficits have shrunk, reforms have been delayed, and the social costs of cuts are increasingly visible.

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30 million Americans have no health insurance
By Bernard Sanders

No, President Trump, there is no "national emergency" on the souther border. You want a national emergency? 30 million Americans have no health insurance and many more are under-insured.

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The Divided States of America
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The middle of the political spectrum is thinly populated: Only 10 percent of Americans identify as undecided independents. The rest is drifting apart politically.

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The Pope at the cradle of Islam
By Beatrice Bischof

On the occation of the first visit of a Pope at the Arab Peninsula in the United Arab Emirates Pope Francis called upon to use religion for peace, tolerance and the compliance of the freedom of religion. Dialog and tolerance are the keywords. But what´s the meaning of it?

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Back To Basics
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Conservatism appears to be in crisis: climate change calls for environmental policies, the welfare state must be reformed (but not be abolished), the financial crisis has exposed the flaws of markets. Many conservatives struggle to articulate their answers - or do they?

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