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Ben Knight
Journalist, filmmaker in Berlin. Mostly English but sometimes Deutsch. Occasional play translator. Megan's Megacan podcast on iTunes etc
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Ben Knight Oct 15
Replying to @marks_hallam
Sure, but they wouldn't have said it for no reason either.
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Ben Knight Oct 15
Replying to @BenWernerKnight
Like I'll get anywhere
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Ben Knight Oct 15
Note to self: pitch more stories about German schooling and fewer about migration
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Ben Knight Oct 13
Big day in Berlin - and a vital statement in scary times
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Ben Knight Oct 13
Replying to @JensThurau @Unteilbar_
150.000 sagen die Organisatoren
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Ben Knight Oct 13
Replying to @dw_politics @HeikoMaas
150,000 actually!
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Bündnis unteilbar – Solidarität statt Ausgrenzung Oct 13
Unglaublich: schon am Nachmittag sind mind. 150.000 auf der -Demonstration. Wir sind sprachlos. Kein Finale, sondern ein Aufbruch in eine solidarische Gesellschaft!
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Ben Knight Oct 13
Some advice for the next Bavarian government from the demo
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Ben Knight Oct 13
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Ben Knight Oct 13
A sticky colourful mess against racism
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Ben Knight Oct 13
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Ben Knight Oct 13
A realignment is happening
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Ben Knight Oct 12
Considering the subject, and obviously the fact that megacans were involved, this week's episode includes a surprisingly nuanced discussion about the AfD's plans to get kids to tell on their teachers. It's time for Megan's Megacan
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Ben Knight Oct 12
This essay says the obvious well, which is really hard to do. "The old normality was at its heart simply not democratic." Wieso es keinen Rechtsruck gibt, aber die extreme Rechte trotzdem wächst via
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Ben Knight Oct 11
Romantic souls in Kreuzberg
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Naomi Klein Oct 10
Here it is, it's an exploration of the connections between supremacist ideology and an economy increasingly built on inherited wealth. Trump is Exhibit A but he has plenty of company.
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Ben Knight Oct 11
You might feel depressed and anxious all the time, but at least you're not a Bavarian Social Democrat
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Ben Knight Oct 10
Replying to @megananneclair
Don't worry, it's an ongoing atrocity so wouldn't fit in our weekly atrocity format.
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Ben Knight Oct 9
Replying to @CarlNasman
Obviously not but that is the deal they're making
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