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Bundesländer - Rheinland-Pfalz View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

Could you point to the Rhineland on a map of Germany? Since when has the area officially been Rhineland-Palatinate? And why do tourists flock to it? In this video, you can learn all about the geography, demographics, and landscape of this federal state.

Böhmermann - Wie geht man als Satiriker mit Rechtspopulismus um? - Part 12 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Advanced Advanced

Germany

In this final segment, Jan Böhmermann and the rest of the panel talk about to what extent jokes can be made about certain groups. Are there times when they create actual stereotypes and thus become harmful?

Coronavirus - Kommentar zu Angela Merkels Rede View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany

Justus Kliss offers an analysis of Chancellor Angela Merkel's coronavirus television address and what it means for the coming weeks. He compares her strategy to that of French President Emmanuel Macron, and finds it admirable how she focuses on solidarity.

Böhmermann - Wie geht man als Satiriker mit Rechtspopulismus um? - Part 11 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany

Jan Böhmermann and the panel discuss to what extent people really live in "filter bubbles" in which they only hear political perspectives that reinforce their own ideas. He thinks it's not as big of a threat as people believe.

Coronavirus - Fernsehansprache von Angela Merkel - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

Angela Merkel explains that social distancing will help to slow the spread of COVID-19, acknowledging how difficult it is to not be able to visit loved ones in uncertain times. She also discusses the government's responsibility to consider all possible approaches and keep the public informed.

Coronavirus - Fernsehansprache von Angela Merkel - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

Chancellor Angela Merkel discusses the essential actions the German government has taken to slow the spread of COVID-19, including shutting down social activity and tightening border controls. The people's responsibility, she says, is to remain calm and not engage in panic buying (such shopping trips are referred to as die Hamsterkäufe in German) when it comes to groceries.

Coronavirus - Fernsehansprache von Angela Merkel - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

In a rare televised address, Chancellor Angela Merkel urges the public, directly and in plain language, to take drastic steps to prevent COVID-19 from spreading in Germany. She calls the coronavirus one of the greatest challenges the country has faced.

Böhmermann - Wie geht man als Satiriker mit Rechtspopulismus um? - Part 10 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Advanced Advanced

Germany North German

This segment begins with a discussion about generational differences, and then continues on to an exploration of the roles and responsibilities of the government and of the people.

30 Jahre Mauerfall - Deutschland 30 Jahre nach dem Fall der Berliner Mauer - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany

As the 30th anniversary of the fall of Berlin Wall approaches, this report takes stock of how far Germany has come, and what still needs to be done. Emphasizing the importance of transparency and freedom of speech has helped reunite the nation – but other divides have also emerged.

30 Jahre Mauerfall - Deutschland 30 Jahre nach dem Fall der Berliner Mauer - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany Berlinian

Former civil rights activist Roland Jahn and photographer Andreas Rost both played a role in the resistance and fall of the Berlin Wall. Thirty years later, they recall some of the crucial moments from a period in recent German history that was characterized by both unity and division.

WWF Deutschland - Klimawandel hautnah - Was sind die Auswirkungen? View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Advanced Advanced

Germany

Anton Reyst travels to Hudson Bay in the north of Canada to get a firsthand look at the effects global warming has had on the landscape and wildlife there.

Terra X - Ohne Kohle und Atom - geht uns der Strom aus? - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany

Germany is not a big enough country to devote all of its land to creating renewable energy – but there is another place with vast expanses of empty space and limitless sunshine.

Terra X - Ohne Kohle und Atom - geht uns der Strom aus? - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany

In this video, physicist and author Harald Lesch talks about how Germany could phase out coal and nuclear power completely and still meet all of its energy needs.

Böhmermann - Wie geht man als Satiriker mit Rechtspopulismus um? - Part 9 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Advanced Advanced

Germany North German South German

Determined to hear from anyone who has a question or comment, the panel members continue to call on audience members. One person points out that the problem of right-wing extremism is hardly confined to Germany, and that age has a lot to do with the perception of immigration as a threat rather than something that benefits society.

Böhmermann - Wie geht man als Satiriker mit Rechtspopulismus um? - Part 8 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Advanced Advanced

Germany

Two members of the audience discuss perceptions of democracy and political engagement in Germany, while Jan Böhmermann considers how the meanings behind certain political terminology are shifting. They are grateful for the fact that the ZDF network has put a spotlight on Saxonians who are against far-right extremism in Germany.

Böhmermann - Wie geht man als Satiriker mit Rechtspopulismus um? - Part 7 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Advanced Advanced

Germany Berlinian North German

Jan Böhmermann and his peers discuss freedom of expression, recent changes in the way the press is viewed, and the effect this has on satirists and comedians who deal with current events.

Böhmermann - Wie geht man als Satiriker mit Rechtspopulismus um? - Part 6 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Advanced Advanced

Germany

The panel talks about how the infrastructure in Germany may contribute to the rise of far right sentiment in the eastern part of the country.

Böhmermann - Wie geht man als Satiriker mit Rechtspopulismus um? - Part 5 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Advanced Advanced

Germany North German

Audience members talk about a recent demonstration and how reactions to populist movements have changed in cities such as Dresden.

Böhmermann - Wie geht man als Satiriker mit Rechtspopulismus um? - Part 4 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Advanced Advanced

Germany North German

The panelists talk more about stereotypes of eastern and western regions of Germany and what motivates people to join the AfD. One audience member reminds the group that actions speak louder than words.

Böhmermann - Wie geht man als Satiriker mit Rechtspopulismus um? - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Advanced Advanced

Germany North German

The panel discusses the possibility that AfD (Alternative für Deutschland) supporters are not always opposed to immigrants, but may be voting for the far right for other reasons. They continue to consider what the role of comedy is in all of this.

Böhmermann - Wie geht man als Satiriker mit Rechtspopulismus um? - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Advanced Advanced

Germany North German

A member of the audience discusses differences in anti-immigrant sentiment in Bavaria and Saxony, and in rural and urban communities.

Böhmermann - Wie geht man als Satiriker mit Rechtspopulismus um? - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Advanced Advanced

Germany North German

Jan Böhmermann and his team from the late-night show Neo Magazin Royale went to Dresden to understand why right-wing populism finds so much acceptance there. Together with Ralf Kabelka, Moritz Neumeier, and the audience in the Staatsoperette Dresden, he dedicates the show to the question of whether it is helpful or counterproductive to make them the subject of his jokes again and again. Here in the first part, you'll learn about the motives and conditions of the following discussion.

Bundesregierung - Vereidigung der Bundeskanzlerin Angela Merkel View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is sworn in at Parliament, with both supporters and protesters present.

G20-Gipfel - Bremer Polizisten sprechen über G20-Einsatz

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany North German

A police captain and a young officer speak about their experience controlling the protest at the G20 Summit in Hamburg.

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