Radio Spaetkauf - Berlin's English Podcast

by Radio Spaetkauf Berlin

Radio Spaetkauf - Berlin's English Podcast
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 116
  • Last: 26 Feb 2018
Radio Spaetkauf is the Berlin news show, keeping international residents informed about local politics, public transport, urban development, culture and bicycles.

Episodes (116)

  • RS#Update 2014: Opposing the TV and Radio fee
    RS#Update 2014: Opposing the TV and Radio fee
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    Published: 30 Jan 2014 Duration: 08:16
    A special update from Radio Spaetkauf: Opposing the obligatory TV and Radio fee. Have you recently received a letter demanding 18€ per month for your television and radio license, even if you don’t use either service? It seems this has ha... Read more →
    A special update from Radio Spaetkauf: Opposing the obligatory TV and Radio fee. Have you recently received a letter demanding 18€ per month for your television and radio license, even if you don’t use either service? It seems this has ha... Read more →

  • Thanks Berlin! 5th Anniversary Special
    Thanks Berlin! 5th Anniversary Special
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    Published: 21 Nov 2016 Duration: 40:08
    While the rest of the world votes for crazy leaders and dumb ideas, Berlin's new coalition has just announced an amazing social program that makes this city even better. On this special 5th anniversary recording of Radio Spaetkauf, we remin... Read more →
    While the rest of the world votes for crazy leaders and dumb ideas, Berlin's new coalition has just announced an amazing social program that makes this city even better. On this special 5th anniversary recording of Radio Spaetkauf, we remin... Read more →

  • RS Live: The Ugly Side of Anti-Gentrification
    RS Live: The Ugly Side of Anti-Gentrification
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    Published: 19 Mar 2017 Duration: 57:35
    Restauranteur Clare D'Orsay is a victim of anti-gentrification violence. She has been unfairly targeted by protesters angry about the potential eviction of Cafe Filou in Kreuzberg. Her restaurant Vertikal is next door. On this show Clare ta... Read more →
    Restauranteur Clare D'Orsay is a victim of anti-gentrification violence. She has been unfairly targeted by protesters angry about the potential eviction of Cafe Filou in Kreuzberg. Her restaurant Vertikal is next door. On this show Clare ta... Read more →

  • Görlitzer Park drug crackdown
    Görlitzer Park drug crackdown
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    Published: 17 Apr 2015 Duration: 49:27
    Radio Spaetkauf is back after a long break, and there's a lot of news to catch up on. New co-hosts Daniel and Jöran join Joel in our new studio at Donau115, a bar and creative space in Neukölln. On this episode, we discuss the drug crackdow... Read more →
    Radio Spaetkauf is back after a long break, and there's a lot of news to catch up on. New co-hosts Daniel and Jöran join Joel in our new studio at Donau115, a bar and creative space in Neukölln. On this episode, we discuss the drug crackdow... Read more →

  • RS#04: Bug invasion at Tempelhof
    RS#04: Bug invasion at Tempelhof
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    Published: 20 Jul 2015 Duration: 51:42
    Have you been attacked by bugs at Tempelhof at lately? Swarms of June bugs are emerging at sunset to look for food, and are flying into people’s heads. Radio Spaetkauf’s insect expert Jöran explains what the bugs are up to. Should Berlin ha... Read more →
    Have you been attacked by bugs at Tempelhof at lately? Swarms of June bugs are emerging at sunset to look for food, and are flying into people’s heads. Radio Spaetkauf’s insect expert Jöran explains what the bugs are up to. Should Berlin ha... Read more →

  • RS#05: Live at Mobile Kino Weekender
    RS#05: Live at Mobile Kino Weekender
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    Published: 27 Jul 2015 Duration: 29:29
    Listen to the first ever live Radio Spaetkauf, recorded in front of an audience of film fans at the Mobile Kino Weekender and featuring an interview with Mobile Kino founders Fernando and Joshua. On this episode we follow up Jöran's Tempelh... Read more →
    Listen to the first ever live Radio Spaetkauf, recorded in front of an audience of film fans at the Mobile Kino Weekender and featuring an interview with Mobile Kino founders Fernando and Joshua. On this episode we follow up Jöran's Tempelh... Read more →

  • RS#09: The Kino Babylon strike - who's right?
    RS#09: The Kino Babylon strike - who's right?
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    Published: 14 Dec 2015 Duration: 01:06:41
    Workers at the iconic Kino Babylon have been picketing in front of the cinema for months now, demanding more than the minimum wage. The cinema says it can't pay more, and has filed for bankruptcy. Film goers are being asked to take sides, b... Read more →
    Workers at the iconic Kino Babylon have been picketing in front of the cinema for months now, demanding more than the minimum wage. The cinema says it can't pay more, and has filed for bankruptcy. Film goers are being asked to take sides, b... Read more →

  • RS#02 2016: Rigaer Straße & RAF: Is it still the 90s?
    RS#02 2016: Rigaer Straße & RAF: Is it still the 90s?
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    Published: 21 Feb 2016 Duration: 54:51
    Tensions have flared between the police and punks in Friedrichshain, with massive raids on squats and retaliatory car burnings. Our guest John Riceberg explains what's going on. A huge music festival will take place at Treptower Park, havin... Read more →
    Tensions have flared between the police and punks in Friedrichshain, with massive raids on squats and retaliatory car burnings. Our guest John Riceberg explains what's going on. A huge music festival will take place at Treptower Park, havin... Read more →

  • No One's In Charge
    No One's In Charge
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    Published: 29 Oct 2016 Duration: 09:06
    Berlin still has no official governing coalition, as the SPD, Die Linke and Die Grünen drag on their negotiations. Public transport ticket prices for 2017 have been announced, and they're going up again, despite the BVG pulling in a record ... Read more →
    Berlin still has no official governing coalition, as the SPD, Die Linke and Die Grünen drag on their negotiations. Public transport ticket prices for 2017 have been announced, and they're going up again, despite the BVG pulling in a record ... Read more →

  • Berlin's New Tram Lines
    Berlin's New Tram Lines
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    Published: 10 Nov 2016 Duration: 03:31
    Welcome to our new series of short news updates produced for RadioEins, Berlin's public broadcaster! On this show we talk about how Berlin's new "red-red-green" coalition between the SPD, Die Grünen and Die Linke plan to change the city. Th... Read more →
    Welcome to our new series of short news updates produced for RadioEins, Berlin's public broadcaster! On this show we talk about how Berlin's new "red-red-green" coalition between the SPD, Die Grünen and Die Linke plan to change the city. Th... Read more →

  • Paint Your Own Bike Lane
    Paint Your Own Bike Lane
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    Published: 27 Oct 2017 Duration: 05:00
    Almost 200 cyclists blocked traffic on Oranienstraße in a protest after a cyclist was doored and seriously injured. O-Straße is the third most dangerous street for cyclists in Berlin. What would happen if we painted our own bike lane? Over ... Read more →
    Almost 200 cyclists blocked traffic on Oranienstraße in a protest after a cyclist was doored and seriously injured. O-Straße is the third most dangerous street for cyclists in Berlin. What would happen if we painted our own bike lane? Over ... Read more →

  • Keep Calm and Drink Gluhwein
    Keep Calm and Drink Gluhwein
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    Published: 23 Dec 2016 Duration: 03:24
    Following the terrible Christmas market truck incident at Breitscheidplatz, all other markets were told to keep their music down. Does staying quiet actually achieve anything? We're going to carry on enjoying Gluhwein rather than respond wi... Read more →
    Following the terrible Christmas market truck incident at Breitscheidplatz, all other markets were told to keep their music down. Does staying quiet actually achieve anything? We're going to carry on enjoying Gluhwein rather than respond wi... Read more →

  • RS Live: Berlin's Weed Economy
    RS Live: Berlin's Weed Economy
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    Published: 22 Jan 2017 Duration: 57:23
    How big is Berlin's marijuana market? We interview podcaster Diane Arapovich who investigated the weed economy and found Berlin is the greenhouse of northern Europe, supplying even Amsterdam. Listen to her full German language podcast Die S... Read more →
    How big is Berlin's marijuana market? We interview podcaster Diane Arapovich who investigated the weed economy and found Berlin is the greenhouse of northern Europe, supplying even Amsterdam. Listen to her full German language podcast Die S... Read more →

  • RS Live: Taskforce Acceleration
    RS Live: Taskforce Acceleration
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    Published: 20 Feb 2017 Duration: 49:41
    How to make Berlin's buses run faster? The city has set up a taskforce to come up with ideas. One of them is to allow passengers to board on the rear doors to save time. The BVG doesn't like the plan. Our own Dan Stern has a few suggestions... Read more →
    How to make Berlin's buses run faster? The city has set up a taskforce to come up with ideas. One of them is to allow passengers to board on the rear doors to save time. The BVG doesn't like the plan. Our own Dan Stern has a few suggestions... Read more →

  • Tegel Gets A Referendum
    Tegel Gets A Referendum
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    Published: 7 Apr 2017 Duration: 03:31
    Berliners will get to vote on whether to keep Tegel open after the campaign to save the airport collected enough signatures to trigger a referendum. But even if Berlin votes yes in September, it doesn’t mean that Tegel will actually stay op... Read more →
    Berliners will get to vote on whether to keep Tegel open after the campaign to save the airport collected enough signatures to trigger a referendum. But even if Berlin votes yes in September, it doesn’t mean that Tegel will actually stay op... Read more →

  • Let's play linguistic chicken
    Let's play linguistic chicken
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    Published: 24 Aug 2017 Duration: 03:23
    This summer's bad weather is affecting local fruit supply. Yields of regional apples, pears, cherries and plums are down by about 50%, pushing prices up by 15%. In other apple news, there's controversy at the Apfelfest in Guben in south-eas... Read more →
    This summer's bad weather is affecting local fruit supply. Yields of regional apples, pears, cherries and plums are down by about 50%, pushing prices up by 15%. In other apple news, there's controversy at the Apfelfest in Guben in south-eas... Read more →

  • Tegel Saved, Now for Thai Park
    Tegel Saved, Now for Thai Park
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    Published: 29 Sep 2017 Duration: 04:12
    Tegel Airport fans won a referendum on whether the hexagonal Flughafen should stay open post-BER. The "yes" vote was 56.1%. But it doesn't mean Tegel won't close, as the federal and Brandenburg governments would have to agree. Renovation an... Read more →
    Tegel Airport fans won a referendum on whether the hexagonal Flughafen should stay open post-BER. The "yes" vote was 56.1%. But it doesn't mean Tegel won't close, as the federal and Brandenburg governments would have to agree. Renovation an... Read more →

  • Put Up Rent, Cheat Tax: How Berlin Landlords Stay Rich
    Put Up Rent, Cheat Tax: How Berlin Landlords Stay Rich
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    Published: 10 Nov 2017 Duration: 05:36
    Dodgy Berlin real estate deals have been discovered in the Paradise Papers. According to the Sueddeutsche Zeitung, a company called Phoenix Spree based on the Isle of Jersey has been buying Berlin property, forcing out tenants, putting up t... Read more →
    Dodgy Berlin real estate deals have been discovered in the Paradise Papers. According to the Sueddeutsche Zeitung, a company called Phoenix Spree based on the Isle of Jersey has been buying Berlin property, forcing out tenants, putting up t... Read more →

  • Watery Grave for Shared Bikes
    Watery Grave for Shared Bikes
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    Published: 24 Nov 2017 Duration: 04:37
    The number of public bikes in Berlin increased to 6200 this week when Chinese company Mobike placed 700 of their orange and silver bicycles on the streets. They’re not to be confused with O-Bike, a Singaporean company which introduced 500 y... Read more →
    The number of public bikes in Berlin increased to 6200 this week when Chinese company Mobike placed 700 of their orange and silver bicycles on the streets. They’re not to be confused with O-Bike, a Singaporean company which introduced 500 y... Read more →

  • How To F#€k Up An Airport #1
    How To F#€k Up An Airport #1
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    Published: 18 Dec 2017 Duration: 40:35
    Every Berliner knows the new airport is late. Few know exactly why. We're here to explain. This is a series about the biggest scandal in Berlin since Michael Jackson dangled a baby out a window. It is represented by three capitalized cherr... Read more →
    Every Berliner knows the new airport is late. Few know exactly why. We're here to explain. This is a series about the biggest scandal in Berlin since Michael Jackson dangled a baby out a window. It is represented by three capitalized cherr... Read more →