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Flowerpower bouncers block foreigners

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Kept out of Flowerpower by bouncers. (Photo: public domain)

I’d leave Flowerpower at daybreak, and never felt disrespected or unwelcome there as a foreigner. That is, until the wee hours of last Sunday.

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Local business built on hiring internationals

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Scott Galvão (left), Anja Galvão and Eduard Gerristen, founders and heads of InterCultural Elements, in Stötteritz. (Photo: Sonia Blade, www.soniablade.com)

InterCultural Elements owes a lot of its success to its diversity. The more nationalities represented among its staff, the better for business.

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So you want to live in Leipzig?

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Leipzig Zentrum-Ost. (Photo: Marjon Borsboom)

Marjon helps you think on practical terms if you decide to take the leap and land in LE.

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I won’t be home for the holidays

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But perhaps I do wish I were rooted somewhere.

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On being American… in Trump’s America

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Trump's America is an insult to the diversity of Americans. Public domain photo.

Do Europeans really know what it’s like being non-white in the U.S. – especially now?

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Joy and pain of kicking stability in the balls

in Lifestyle/Philosophies by
If I’d stuck around long enough, I’d probably have secured better agreements and/or contracts with house, car, cell phone, boyfriend and job. Instead, I chose to deal a decisive blow to any stability I might have for the foreseeable future. http://leipglo.com

I followed my gut and ran.

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