Category Archives: The Berlin Update

The Berlin Update: 30th March 2013

by Ares Kalandides As every week here is my pick of news from and on Germany. Today with the following: 1. Save the Berlin Wall! 2. Interview with Heiner Flassbeck, former German State Secretary of Finance 3. Dubious journalism: Institute … Continue reading

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The Berlin Update: 23rd March 2013

by Ares Kalandides Here is my weekly pick of news from or on Germany. Today with the following topics: 1. Belgian government accuses Germany of wage dumping 2. Friedrich Ebert Foundation: Future Scenarios for the Eurozone – 15 Perspectives on the Euro … Continue reading

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The Berlin update: 17th March 2013

by Ares Kalandides As every weekend my pick of the news from or on Germany. Today with the following topics: 1. Immigration to Germany 2. Calls for more state investment 3. Wealth distribution in Europe 4. Brazilian Adventure: a German … Continue reading

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The Berlin Update: 9th February 2013

by Ares Kalandides My weekly pick of news from and on Germany. Today with the following: 1. Budesrat proposes nation-wide minimum wage 2. KfW head economist demands moderately higher wages and more public investment 3. New book on Angela Merkel … Continue reading

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The Berlin Update: 4th March 2013

by Ares Kalandides My weekly pick of news with information on and from Germany. Today with the following: 1. The automobile industry in central and eastern Europe 2. Strong rise in shift and night work 3. Poverty report of the … Continue reading

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The Berlin update: 23rd February 2013

by Ares Kalandides My pick of the news every Saturday (I had to skip last week because I was in Manchester for a conference). Today with the following: 1. Germany in the top 5 of weapon exporters in the world … Continue reading

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The Berlin Update: 9th February 2013

by Ares Kalandides My weekly pick of news from Germany. Today: 1. How Germany profits from the crisis 2. Decrease in real retail sales in Germany indicator for weak domestic demand 3. Germany’s shrinking towns 4. Legal action against the … Continue reading

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The Berlin Update: 2nd February 2013

by Ares Kalandides As every Saturday here is my weekly pick of the German news. Today: 1. Mapping the extreme right in former East Germany 2. German business optimistic about the future while figures draw a different picture 3. Tax … Continue reading

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The Berlin Update: 26 January 2012

by Ares Kalandides Starting this week, you will regularly find here a commented selection of news about (or from Germany) that have a geographical (or geopolitical) focus. I don’t need to stress that it is my own very biassed choice: … Continue reading

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