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How Democracies Die

by Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt
Assessing the patterns of declining republics

Impossible Proximity

By Tatyana Gershkovich
How to read like Nabokov

Land of Darkness

By Suki Kim
A writer confronts her fears in North Korea

Zukunftsmusik

By Laura D'Andrea Tyson
How automation will affect the future of work in Germany

In the Red

By Steven Klein
Democracy in an age of debt

Empathic Wit

by Azade Seyhan
A renewed need for the genius of Heinrich Heine

Some Observations on the United States Presidency

by Gerhard Casper
A Constitutional law scholar on the separation of powers.

The Organs of Sense

by Adam Ehrlich Sachs
An excerpt from Adam Sachs's novel about G.W. Leibniz and his encounter with a blind astronomer.

World Literature

by Martin Puchner
The curious history of a German-American idea

Secular Sacred Groves

by Jared Farmer
Ancient trees in modern times

Beat Knowledge

by Ronald Radano
We are all African, when we listen.

Capped

by George T. Frampton
The cap-and-trade mechanism of taxing and regulating greenhouse-gas fuels has been stalled in the US since 2010. It's now making a comeback.

This is the online edition of the Berlin Journal. A Magazine from the American Academy in Berlin

Publisher: Gerhard Casper

Editor & Managing Editor: R. Jay Magill, Jr.

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