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Wampanoag: thanks, but no thanks

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As we try not to talk about politics, religion or one’s love life in an effort to keep dinner pleasant, I hope we give thought to those who are not celebrating this holiday.

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Travel and being a total foreigner

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In China, I was blissfully a toddler; as soon as I returned to Germany, I was reminded of my inadequacy.

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Clashing Cultures and Cuisines

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If you have been following my columns since I started, they have been all about TV and films, but in these times of austerity and cutbacks in the arts, I wanted to show my respect for the great things happening in theater as well. In light of this and coming from a theater background the…

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“Don’t give Legida more attention than it deserves”

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Another enlightening interview from our glocal politics and history writer: “Legida’s presence is a reminder that the image of Leipzig as Germany’s hipster capital is utterly incomplete… The city’s Head of Unit for Migration and Integration, Stojan Gugutschkow… shared some interesting insights [on Legida, xenophobia and related matters] and finished off with a message for Leipzig’s English-speaking community.”

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