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Hilmar Schmundt
Reporter at Der Spiegel. Posts in English and German
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Caspar Henderson Nov 14
"A Prussian traveller in London was disturbed to find in 1782 that some visitors to the British Museum were 'of the very lowest classes of the people...for as it is the property of the nation, everyone has the same right … to see it, that another has.'"
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Hilmar Schmundt Nov 14
Replying to @doberah
And you have to pay extra to snap a photo with your phone. Really?Draußen nur Kännchen! But the original Campus is still open, breathing air, and inspiring!
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Hilmar Schmundt Nov 13
An American Kandinsky in Kaiserzeit Berlin: He painted his officer sweethearts in a modernist style. The good Bürgers were not amused. He went back to the US, but the market for his teutonophilia was... limited. Meet Marsdon Hartley at
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Hilmar Schmundt Nov 12
Replying to @peterglaser
Einfach einen Brief ans Mundaneum schicken, dort suchten Bibliothekare passendes Material zusammen und schickten es dir. War leider vor meiner Zeit.
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Hilmar Schmundt Nov 12
Skiing in the Danish Alps. Is this a future for skiing? What are your experiences with the great outdoors in an urban age?
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Giles Paley-Phillips Nov 10
The annual 'Thriller' performance at Abbington Senior Living is glorious
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Hilmar Schmundt Nov 11
Replying to @guenterhack
Ja, das zeigen die Bilder von Alvin Baltrop im Bronx Museum!
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Hilmar Schmundt Nov 10
Is the Copenhagenization of hygge liveable cities like Copenhagen about „appreciating the stock value of their respective cities, a docile norm conforming to the body of Homo Cappuccino“? At least the High Line in NYC seems to suggest such an effect.
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Hilmar Schmundt Nov 10
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Deborah Cole Nov 9
Send me your polished from any street in Europe. Along with , today is the 81th anniversary of the pogrom
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Hilmar Schmundt Nov 8
Commemorating the peaceful revolution in East Germany 30 years ago at Berlin’s Alexanderplatz. Would have been nice to highlight the European dimension more: Russia’s glasnost, Poland’s Solidarnosc, Hungary’s opening the border, the West German embassy in Prague.
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Jochen Leffers Nov 8
13 Minuten zu spät: Georg Elsers Attentat auf Hitler scheiterte knapp, heute vor 80 Jahren im Münchner Bürgerbraukeller (aus dem -Archiv)
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Deborah Cole Nov 7
Replying to @doberah
know if their cries of "Wir sind das Volk" on Schönhauser Allee would be met with a hail of bullets like in Tianamen Square that June. And the joy when instead they brought down the hated Wall and heralded a new, different era of liberation. 5/5
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The Economist Nov 6
One researcher spoke of an octopus that expressed its displeasure with the quality of lab food by waiting until she was looking before stuffing the unwanted scrap of squid down the drain
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Hilmar Schmundt Nov 7
“Let them come to Berlin!” An insightful piece about the Berlin Wonderland of the Nineties, a weird and wondrous mix of provincialism and anarchy, by of . Don’t we all have our own Sleeping Banana of sorts in our closet?
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Hilmar Schmundt Nov 5
Microsoft Japan tested a four-day work week. Productivity jumped by 40% | Technology | The Guardian
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Hilmar Schmundt Nov 4
Konrad Adenauer dankte der Parteijugend 1953 dafür, dass sie "oft unter Einsetzung ihrer Fäuste den Plakatkrieg geführt" habe. In der Atmosphäre der Sechzigerjahre eskalierte die Gewalt auf beiden Seiten. Im Wahlkampf 1969 gab es mehr als 200 Verletzte.
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Hilmar Schmundt Nov 3
Gropius, der Architekt seines eigenen Ruhms. Soll einst gemeint haben: Dessau? Unmöglich! Ging dann aber doch ganz gut.
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Hilmar Schmundt Nov 3
Gropius, der Architekt seines Ruhms, absolut hörenswerter Podcast über den großen Visionär und Selbstvermarkter
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The New Yorker Nov 1
Just in time for the New York City Marathon.
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