In cities all over the world housing people is an issue and some cities have it worse than others. In Berlin, where things weren’t awful they decided they waned to stop a downward trend that cropped up in the rental market. Renters were confronted with a market that was inhumane and the city took action.
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In Berlin this weekend, about a hundred businesses will be affixing decals to their storefront windows. The decals simulate broken glass, memorializing the shattered windows of Jewish stores attacked 75-years ago on Kristallnacht.
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Miles Davis Quintet (Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter, Tony Williams), Berlin, West Germany, November 4, 1967:
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