Feb 27, 2013 — Despite Germany's long association with beer, it looks like its citizens are imbibing less of their celebrated beverage now than they did a generation ago. Some cite the economy as a factor; others, the rise of health consciousness.
Feb 15, 2013 — You have to go to Berlin to see Adolph Menzel's best work. In the estimation of Alva Noë, it would be well worth the trip. Menzel is an exciting artist whose work explores the nature of human experience.
Oct 19, 2012 — A German regional court effectively banned circumcision this summer after ruling that the ancient practice amounts to assault. That fueled accusations of religious intolerance in a country still haunted by its Nazi past. Now lawmakers are pushing through a bill to make circumcision legal.
Sep 11, 2012 — On today's show, we have four short Planet Money stories.
Jun 13, 2012 — It's not just money. Germany fears a lack of control. German leaders think if they intertwine themselves more closely with the rest of Europe — without having some control over the actions of other countries — they will once again be on the hook for bailing out their neighbors.
Jun 4, 2012 — Here's a quick, dramatic overview of Europe's crisis.
Oct 18, 2011 — Germany and France are tied together by fate. On today's show, the story of France and Germany — the relationship on which the fate of Europe depends.
Sep 23, 2011 — "We need Greece, we need Spain, we need Italy," a cab driver told us. "It's the ending of war and it's the beginning of a new future. It's the dream for European peoples."
Sep 16, 2011 — The unemployment rate in Germany is just 6 percent — and it's declining. We spent a week in Germany learning their secret recipe.
Sep 9, 2011 — An economic disaster from 90 years ago may determine the fate of Europe's economy.