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Greece and Eurozone: divorce?

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Our economically liberal political scientist gives his assessment of whether the intentions of leaders on the Greek and EU sides match up with their rhetoric of striving to stay together. What would you say?

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Sachsen’s ugly side

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Leipzig is not just cool alternative events and venues and beautiful parks and lakes and not just a sense of community and solidarity, either; unfortunately, as our political columnist explores today, the problem of xenophobia in Leipzig and its region, perhaps most infamously in Dresden, has been tainting the news for a while, long before Pegida and Legida came along.

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Same-sex marriage bans repealed in U.S.

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A pragmatic analysis on the international importance of the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent ruling on marriage equality and the dangers and controversy the decision may meet.

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DDR: retrospective visit 50 years on

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In an exclusive article for The Leipzig Glocal, internationally renowned political geographer John Agnew speaks about his experience returning to Leipzig for the first time since 1968, including his impressions on the Zeitgeschichtliches Forum and reflections on the West vs. the East historically in Europe.

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“More police needed,” says Leipzig Deputy Mayor

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Heiko Rosenthal addresses the recent violent outbursts around the Federal Administrative Court and the US Consulate General in Leipzig.

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Forgotten Dreams of Leipzig’s Future

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They say that Leipzig has always had delusions of grandeur.

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