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DOK: coming of age in times of upheaval

in Movies/Philosophies by
Coming of age appears to be an important leitmotif at DOK Leipzig this year. I preview and review some diverse films I've found to fall into this category. (Photo: public domain)

DOK Leipzig opens tomorrow. We give you a bunch of mini reviews and a sneak peek into the universes of young protagonists in some of the film fest’s highlights.

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ECPMF calls on youth to ponder hate speech

in Contests/Philosophies by
The ECPMF launches an essay contest, amid hopes that youth can help society find the best way to curb hate speech, while preserving the right to speak out. (Picture: public domain)

Are you a millennial who can tackle hate speech in 1,000 words? If so, the ECPMF wants to hear from you, and reward you for it.

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“The Ripple Effect” reaches Leipzig

in Business/Philosophies by
Four deserts. AI. Rebirth. A money strike. How far can one idea reverberate? Let's hear from this year's speakers at TEDxHHL. The theme was "The Ripple Effect," and it took place at Leipzig's Werk 2. (Photo: public domain)

Four deserts. AI. Rebirth. A money strike. How far can one idea reverberate? Let’s hear from this year’s speakers at TEDxHHL.

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Facing the “dark side” to help other journalists in Europe

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Who would have thought that journalists could be thrown into jail on a daily basis on this continent, just for doing their job? The ECPMF can tell you more. (Photo: public domain)

Many journalists equate a career move into PR with going to the “dark side,” for its aspect of “promotion” rather than “news.” But what if it’s done precisely to help journalists under threat in Europe – which has become the real “dark side?” Journalist Sophie Albers Ben Chamo gives us insights as she prepares for her first conference in her new job in Leipzig, as press officer for ECPMF.

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Finding meaning and magic in the mundane

in Philosophies/Poetry by
Emily in good old milky times. (Photo by Samantha Lacey)

There are stories and poems everywhere, and in everything.

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Bitten by mosquitoes in Hong Kong

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“I thought back to my own noble discomfort at treating the poverty of others as a tourist attraction.”

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