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How do we tackle online hate speech?

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A disturbing picture is emerging, of a government forced to resort to censorship – and related arrests – in the face of fear.

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When a terrorism suspect sleeps over

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Paunsdorf, Leipzig neighborhood where terrorism suspect was caught on Oct. 9. Photo by Ana Ribeiro.

We went by the house of the Syrians who caught the terrorism suspect in Paunsdorf, but left with more questions than answers.

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Interview: who’s to say you’re not normal?

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Normal or not? An instrument of pharma? Public domain photo.

“A psychiatric diagnosis often lasts a lifetime and should be done with the same care as choosing a spouse or a house.” Commemorating World Mental Health Day 2016, and calling for more care for the sick, but also less over-diagnosing.

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Beauty vloggers: more than meets the eye?

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Beauty vloggers are the power behind the fashion industry, when before it used to be established celebrities. How genuine can they remain? http://leipglo.com

They started out as hobby video bloggers and are now the young power propelling the beauty industry. How genuine can they remain?

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Why being ordinary isn’t that bad

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Besides enjoying roaming freely in anonymity, I see being ordinary as a form of resistance. http://leipglo.com

Besides enjoying the benefits of roaming freely in anonymity, I see being ordinary as a form of resistance.

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#Black Lives Matter: understanding structural racism

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Recent events in the United States have us asking questions. We are not talking about a few rogue racist cops here.

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