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
We are facing one of the biggest global health threats in decades which has led governments around the world to shut down daily life. But how is the race to contain COVID-19 affecting the people it’s meant to protect here in Berlin?
Building a pillow fort in the basement with her daughter for a school assignment inspired Janel Rogers Schermerhorn to do something she’s always wanted to do: Podcast. “Mom’s Secret Fort” was the result – An often humorous exploration of her family life during the pandemic.
We caught up with the past president of the American Women’s Club of Berlin to discuss her reflection on life in lockdown. Listen below.
The Coronavirus Chronicle #27: A FORT OF ONE’S OWN monika.mueller.kroll
“We spent some time building a fort down in the basement with blankets and pillows…I thought: ‘Man, I could use that right now, just a little space where I could crawl into and have a few minutes to myself,’” says Schermerhorn.
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Written by: monika.mueller.kroll