Broadcastdates

  • No more traffic jams! Cures for commuting congestion

    Stuttgart is the most congested city in Germany – although right behind it in southwest Germany is Heilbronn. But cities such as Winnenden, Ludwigsburg, and Sindelfingen – home to the Daimler plant – also have large numbers of commu[…]
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  • Gysi

    Gregor Gysi – a man who shaped the German political party Die Linke (The Left) like no other; a man whose life oscillates between the old Germany and the new one. A man who has not escaped unscathed in various spheres of life: political, privat[…]
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  • Zsa Zsa Gabor

    Zsa Gabor was an actress, a beauty queen, but first and foremost a star – one who ascended into Hollywood Heaven less through her professional achievements than through the skillful staging of her own persona. To be sure, the native of Hungary […]
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  • México

    Mi Amor

    Media reports about Mexico are often negative: criminality, drug cartels, Trump's plan for a wall. Yet Mexico is a modern, multifaceted country that ranges from the desert sands of the north to the dense jungles of the south. Here, people live their […]
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  • Groping Prohibited!

    In July of 2016, the German Bundestag strengthened the laws concerning sexual offenses. For the first time, sexual harassment was incorporated into the criminal code. So-called "groping" is now criminally punishable. Previously, an offender accused o[…]
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  • William Kentridge - South Africa, the revolution and the art

    William Kentridge is South Africa's most famous artist: white, Jewish, and with a playful artistic temperament. Yet in his work, he has engaged like no other artist in an intensive confrontation with the strife that has torn his country apart, and wi[…]
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  • Curriculum Vitae: The Galerist Judy Lybke

    Judy Lybke is a genuine phenomenon among German galerists: for the past 20 years, he has numbered among the most successful art dealers worldwide – but has nonetheless kept both feet planted firmly on the ground. This self-made native of Leipzi[…]
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  • When Camping Came to the North

    Yes – we camp! As interested as the North Germans are in conquering and marveling at foreign lands, they are nonetheless reluctant to actually leave home. The invention of camping arrived at just the right moment. During the 1960s, camping experienc[…]
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  • There must be something wrong with you! Singles under pressure

    The topic of relationships and sex threads its way – often unspoken yet self-evident – through our lived world like a natural law. Yet the number of singles grows ever larger. And at some point, almost as a matter of course, unmarried women and men[…]
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  • Reassessing Modernism (AT)

    For centuries, Europeans have celebrated the fine arts as being among our key cultural assets. In the broadest sense, art that is regarded as historically relevant is that produced either in Europe or on other continents whose cultures are both proxi[…]
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  • “I'm In the Wrong Body”

    “For a long time, I was unhappy, and I wondered all the time what could be wrong. You don't think about your sex, you're just born like that, and at first, you think, that's the way it is.” Renè Hauschke is 16 years old, came out as tran[…]
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  • Treatment to the Bitter End: The Big Business of End-Of-Life Care

    Germany is the world champion when it comes to surgical procedures – but also when it comes to the occupation of intensive care beds. Operations performed at the end of the patient's life continue to prove especially lucrative. The lamentable t[…]
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