Episode 24: A Shot In The Arm -- Should immigrants living in Germany fly home for their COVID-19 vaccine? Common Ground
Episode 23: Agree to disagree? The U.S. and German do-si-do on China Common Ground
Episode 22: Wir Schaffen Das -- Except in the Bundestag? Common Ground
Episode 21: Time to reboot - Germany’s rocky road to the digital age Common Ground
Episode 20: No roof over our heads -- A look at Germany’s growing housing shortage Common Ground
Episode 19: Climate Change -- A Reality Check Common Ground
Episode 18: Fighting Fake News - Is it censorship or necessary to preserve democracy? Common Ground
Episode 17: Rollout Roulette - When will we get our COVID-19 shots? Common Ground
Episode 16: “Lockdown Leiden” - Are Germany’s virtual schools during the pandemic failing? Common Ground
Episode 15: Can German automakers survive Tesla? Common Ground
Episode 10: Is Germany ready for the new, transatlantic realities? Common Ground
Podcast 9: Becoming German - Should religion count? Common Ground
Raving on in quarantine with ‘United We Stream’ Dina Elsayed
By Benjamin Restle
Berlin’s clubs were forced to shut this month to help contain the coronavirus outbreak. With Berliners deprived of their beloved music venues, and clubs missing out on vital revenue, Clubcommission and Reclaim Club Culture launched the United We Stream platform.
Here, venues can stream DJ sets, concerts and much more for Berliners to enjoy in the safety of their homes. In return, they’re asking for donations to get them through these tough times.
We caught up with Clubcommission spokesman Lutz Leichsenring (pictured) on Skype to find out how many people have tuned in so far and if the platform can save clubs from financial ruin.
Written by: Dina Elsayed
“The House of Red Doors” party sold out online when COVID-19 abruptly halted Berlin’s nightlife. In today’s The Coronavirus Chronicle, we hear from promoter Alex Eccleston, whose once-thriving business may now disappear.