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AfD shooting from the hip

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One has to ask who the constitutional lawyer for the Alternative für Deutschland (AfD) is, when Frauke Petry (AfD Sachsen) quotes sentences out of context to support the use of weapons at Germany’s borders to discourage refugees from entering.

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Review: “Lamb” and “Deutschland 83”

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These two screen gems are/were a delight to watch, even if one may be a bit more like rough coal to some.

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Politics and History: Leipzig Becomes Battlefield for Political Violence

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  By Harald Köpping Athanasopoulos Yesterday’s demonstrations marking the first anniversary of NoLegida/Legida were overshadowed by riots and violence by Neonazis in Connewitz. Shops, restaurants and phone booths were attacked with bricks by right-wing extremists. One building on Wolfgang-Heinze-Straße (extension of Karli towards Wildpark) was set on fire. The police arrested 250 people. Reports of…

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Looking behind the tolerance slogan

in History/Refugees by
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“Refugees are Welcome” used to be a slogan of the Left. Now it is of the Right.

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Happy Holidays: Less than perfect

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Readers – and a couple of leipglo writers – share tales of a New Year’s Eve that fell way short of expectations…

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Seven generations of migration

in History/Leipzig/Leipzig on the web by

“I wanted to understand where I came from and what made me who I am. Actually, I was inspired by Thomas Mellon, a 19th century Irish emigrant to the US who wrote: ‘If you would know yourself, begin with the study of your forefathers.’”

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