Saxony’s Bockau Arch Bridge, around since 1872, became the site of key events in German and European history. As a new bridge is put in place, the older structure is scheduled to be removed completely. The Friends of the Bockau Arch Bridge are asking for support to save this historic gem, with an important meeting with state parliament reps happening on 24 April.
Their legacy tends to be, at best, an irritation and nasty mark that fade off after a bit, and at worst the loss of real friendships and lifelines.
Can we blame the Russians for this one, too?
“Colombia is for Venezuelans what Germany is for Syrians,” says our Leipzig-based columnist Daniel Leon in his opinion piece, where he mourns the situation in his home country.
Of (Greek) proverbs, clarity and wisdom. What is your favorite proverb in your mother tongue? What has it taught you?
“Enough talk about wanna-be strongman Donny Trump. Let’s focus on actual dictators and their favorite sporting events: sham presidential elections.”