Leipzig's insider blog & webzine in English

Category archive

Society

About a boy (who “hates” his mother)

in Opinion/Society by
On Mother's Day, we talked about a reason not to celebrate: broken relationships. http://leipglo.com

Often we don’t realize that the people we are closest to are the ones we tend to hurt the most.

Keep Reading

Guarani-Kaiowá bring their fight to Leipzig

in Glocal/My Leipzig/Society by
50 people attended an event at Leipzig's Die Villa discussing the plight of the Guarani-Kaiowá indigenous people. Photo: Daisy Lange; story published by The Leipzig Glocal

“I am here in Europe in search of an arm, of a hand, in search of brethren, in search of that big heart that is sensitized by this cause, because the food that is eaten here in Europe comes with Indian blood.” – Ládio Veron

Keep Reading

On bad bread and “neoliberalism”

in Opinion/Society by

A “neoliberalism” that is neither new nor liberal? A reply to Harald Köpping.

Keep Reading

Media repression series: Internet in Belarus

in Politics/Society by
Frozen river in Belarus. Photo: public domain

Strong Russian influence and an increasingly paranoid and controlling government, amid the ever spreading tentacles of the Internet, make for a difficult life for netizens in Belarus.

Keep Reading

Botswana: founded on interracial love

in Movies/Politics/Society by
"The romance of Seretse and Ruth was one of the great love stories of the world," Tanzania's Julius Nyerere has been quoted as saying. Watch their tale unfold on screen, and how it relates to Botswana's statehood, Monday at Regina Palast. Original photo of the couple used in the movie "A United Kingdom" and related publicity.

“The romance of Seretse and Ruth was one of the great love stories of the world,” Julius Nyerere reportedly said. Watch their tale unfold – and how it relates to Botswana’s statehood – in “A United Kingdom,” playing at Leipzig cinemas.

Keep Reading

Orbán and Le Pen: breaking the EU’s cordon sanitaire?

in Politics/Society by

Empires don’t fall by peripheries breaking away; their downfall comes when the core melts.

Keep Reading

1 2 3 8
Go to Top