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Are you a passive part of the plastic problem?

in Society
Plastic problem painfully evident but much action still missing. Photo by Ishan @seefromthesky on Unsplash
Plastic problem painfully evident but much action still missing. Photo by Ishan @seefromthesky on Unsplash

“Plastic waste is an old environmental issue which demands (and now receives) more attention. But although it fosters discussions, policies, economic measures, and voluntary agreements in different governmental spheres, it is still ignored by many citizens.”

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Integration Fair: inviting new friends in

in Fairs/Jobs/Leipzig
Leipzig city center. (Photo: maeshelle west-davies)
Leipzig city center. (Photo: maeshelle west-davies)

The Leipzig Integration Fair is bringing LeipGlo into the mix on 3 May. We are looking forward to seeing our diverse, loyal readership there – to join us in building up constructive dialogue and a toolbox of knowledge on how to survive the many tricky bits of this jungle we’ve come to call home.

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Review: Öndög at Berlinale 2019

in Film festival/Movies/Reviews
The Berlinale Bear at the Sony Centre, Potsdamerplatz. Photo: Brigette Dummer © Berlinale
The Berlinale Bear at the Sony Centre, Potsdamerplatz. Photo: Brigette Dummer © Berlinale

“In this barren wasteland, next to a corpse and leaning on a gigantic animal, the mature herder seduces the young cop with alcohol and cigarettes. And while this might suggest sinister intent or a moral point to hammer home, the embrace that the two share is oddly beautiful.”

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Leipzig elects City Council and European Parliament

in Leipzig/Politics
Leipzig decides
Leipzig Town Hall Photo: Creative Commons

Get out the vote in Leipzig! We’re in the process of interviewing candidates, to publish answers in both German and English. German as well as EU citizens are eligible to vote in both elections, but must act quickly to register.

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Poetry: “Collapsing new thoughts”

in Poetry/Society
Image by Johannes Plenio, public domain
Image by Johannes Plenio, public domain

“I can’t open my eyes / to watch the fluttering ring of lies (…) I can’t move opinions / if the thoughts are fake.”

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Multimedia German learning with Chatterbug

in #TechTavern/Business
Shed the papers while remaining connected to the human aspect, and learning from anywhere. (Photo by Dmitry Ratushny on Unsplash)
Shed the papers while remaining connected to the human aspect, and learning from anywhere. (Photo by Dmitry Ratushny on Unsplash)

“What sets Chatterbug apart from other learning platforms I’ve tried is its very present and essential human aspect, while staying paperless.”

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