Hate Tweets displayed outside Twitter's Hamburg Offices

Watch: Artist Brings Abusive Tweets Home to Twitter’s Hamburg Headquarter

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Germany has been trying to take a stand against some of the most popular social networks and their mishandling of abusive messages being so freely broadcasted, and despite efforts to crack down on the companies and even impose strict fines, some people, like German-Israeli artist Shahak Shapira, have found that little has changed. Instead …

Sources: Shahak Shapira via The Verge

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German Musicians Join “Tear Down That Wall” Concert at Mexican Border

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Paying homage to the late President Ronald Reagan, who made the iconic 1987 speech in West Berlin telling Soviet leader Michail Gorbachev to tear down the wall dividing East and West Berlin, a group of German musicians made the trip to Mexico to take part in a musical protest against President Trump’s proposed …

Sources: DW

Photo: Jonathan McIntosh [Flickr]

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Taxis Block German Streets In Protest Against Uber and Other Competing Services

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Upon its introduction in 2009, the California-based chauffeur/taxi car company Uber has slowly taken marketshare away from taxi drivers in major cities across the world. It has led to a surge in these “black car” services, with new startups following suit, but the traditional and much more regulated taxi companies are beginning …

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Germans To Once Again Take To The Streets This Weekend In Easter Peace Marches

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

A fairly unknown tradition takes place in Germany every Easter weekend in which thousands of people in cities all across the country take to the streets to march in the name of global peace. Known as the “Easter Peace Marches”, activists come out to promote peace, urging for an end …

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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