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EXBERLINER Issue 150, June 2016

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For our 150th issue, we dare you to imagine a radical future... and a radically new Exberliner! Our post-capitalism special boasts not only scintillating interviews, features, guides and event previews, but more pages and a brand-new design.

RADICAL IMAGINATION
Capitalism has failed us. Now what? Berlin's thinkers, dreamers and do-ers talk to us about the pros and cons of basic income and whether or not the sharing economy is the solution to our woes.

POST-CAPITALIST BERLIN
Our guide to 18 grassroots initiatives (and Silicon schemes) that help you swap, share, borrow and lend your way through life, no money necessary.

YOUR BASIC INCOME
What would you do if you got an extra €1000 a month for a full year? Michael Bohmeyer's crowdfunded lottery might help you find out.

DRINK RESPONSIBLY
Quartiermeister, J-Tränk and 1312: These Berliners sell booze and soda without feeding the capitalist machine.

THE WISDOM OF THE CROWD?
We checked in on three crowdfunding initiatives with dubious philanthropic claims.

HACKTIVISTS NEED CARE TOO
Globetrotting digital activist Jeremie Zimmermann on why he's now learning massage in Berlin.

THE BERLIN BLOCKCHAIN
Will the technology behind Bitcoin help Berliners give the internet back to the people?

Also in this issue:

HANS-WERNER KROESINGER
Up close and personal with the king of German documentary theatre.

MIRON ZOWNIR
Berlin's bleakest, grittiest black and white filmmaker gets the retrospective treatment at Lichtblick Kino, June 26-29.

MARIA SCHRADER
The actress and director tells us why she made a film about Stefan Zweig's Brazilian exile.

TORSTRASSEN FESTIVAL
We chatted with expat trio Plattenbau before they hit Exberliner's stage at Kaffee Burger on Saturday, June 4.

THE BIENNALE
The NYC collective DIS puts an ironic, post-internet spin on Berlin's biannual art bash, kicking off June 3 and running through September 18.

START-UPS
A self-help app, a salary report and a man who might help you get a visa.

BERLIN BITES
Post-capitalist eating and natural wine in Neukölln.

BEST OF BERLIN
Lenin in Spandau, a waste-free space, a luxurious barbershop and Italian craft beer.