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Syrian Mothers on Their Own: “We Are All the Same, Confronting Death and Our Destiny”

by Riham Alkousaa –Germany– Fadia Al-Khatib, a mother of five, came to Germany by herself. The 44-year-old Syrian woman and her husband decided that she would […]

Feature Articles, Germany, Human Rights, Islam, Politics & Democracy, Refugees, Syria, The World, Violence Against Women

German Gems: This Weekend in the Bay Area

This weekend I will be at German Gems. I’m super excited about this year’s festival as I had a great time last year. Such exciting Q&As […]

Germany, The WIP Talk

German Anti-nuclear Tradition Predates Fukushima

by Rose-Anne Clermont –Germany– A version of the following article was originally published April 8, 2011. Last month, German parliament approved plans to shut down the […]

Feature Articles, Germany, Government, Nuclear Energy, Science & Technology

Germany’s Environmental Conscience Reacts to Japanese Nuclear Crisis

by Rose-Anne Clermont –Germany– “Offshore drilling and nuclear power plants,” I wrote on my Facebook status. “Too much faith in technology or disregard for future generations?” […]

Animals & Environment, Business & Economy, Feature Articles, Germany, Japan, Nuclear Energy, Science & Technology, The World

Art Imitating Life: Berlin Through the Eyes of Käthe Kollwitz

by Brittany Shoot – Denmark – This year marks the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Celebrations for the historic occasion have been […]

Artists, Arts & Culture, Berlin, Europe, Feature Articles, Germany, Health, Motherhood, Teaching & Learning, World War II

Much Ado about Everything: Berlin’s 58th International Film Festival

by Vera von Kreutzbruck – Germany – This year’s 58th International Film Festival in Berlin is offering a heterogeneous mix of topics and genres with many […]

Arts & Culture, Berlin, Europe, Feature Articles, Film Festivals, Films & Documentaries, Germany

A Current between Shores: Leaving Home

by Rose-Anne Clermont – Germany – They leave holding only their children’s small hands in their own. A crumpled photo of a relative might find its […]

Feature Articles, Germany, Haiti, Immigration, Refugees, The World

A Current between Shores: On Education

by Rose-Anne Clermont – Germany – Before we had our own children, my husband and I began sponsoring a child in Senegal named Absa, a pretty […]

Feature Articles, Germany, Haiti, Interviews, Teaching & Learning, The World

A Current between Shores: Dictatorship & Democracy

by Rose-Anne Clermont – Germany – January 30th marks the 75th “anniversary” of Hitler’s rise to power. Today, appropriately, we begin a nine-part series by Rose-Anne […]

Feature Articles, Germany, Haiti, Human Rights, Politics & Democracy, The World

In Germany, a Rash of Mothers Killing Their Children Has Shocked the Nation

by Rose-Anne Clermont – Germany – When we think of children killed by their parents, we may recall a news documentary about a poor Indian family […]

Children's Rights, Feature Articles, Germany, Motherhood, Science & Technology

Personal Data Is Now on the Record in Germany

by Rose-Anne Clermont – Germany – BERLIN – Seventy years ago, every kernel of a German’s identity was accessible by the government; financial statements, personal correspondence, […]

Europe, Feature Articles, Germany, Human Rights, Laws & Legislation, Politics & Democracy

Germany’s Political Debate on the Role of the Family

by Vera von Kreutzbruck – Germany – The prominent German talk show host, Eva Herman, has been in the eye of the storm ever since she […]

Family, Feature Articles, Germany, Politics & Democracy, The World