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PODCAST: Why a German town is taking on Tesla and will strikes ruin the Easter holidays?

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PODCAST: Why a German town is taking on Tesla and will strikes ruin the Easter holidays?
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This week we look at whether we'll see strikes at Easter, the German city with a public lighting display for Ramadan, why there's a delay in the dual citizenship law passing the final hurdle, Berlin's citizenship bureaucracy nightmare and the German community protesting against Tesla.


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In this episode, host Rachel Loxton is joined by panellists Imogen Goodman and Paul KrantzOur sound engineer is Rhys Edwards. We are also joined by economist Friedhelm Pfeiffer, a senior researcher at the European Centre for Economic Research based in Mannheim.

Here are some links to stories we talk about today:

Why a German city has launched a public light display for Ramadan:

What's going on with strikes in Germany and can we expect disruption over Easter?

Update on the dual citizenship law and why foreign nationals are protesting against Berlin’s slow bureaucracy:

The protests against US car company Tesla's expansion in Brandenburg:


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