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Meet the Candidates: Christopher Zenker (SPD)

in Leipzig/Politics
Leipzig city center. Photo: Maeshelle West-Davies

Leipzig City Council member Christopher Zenker (SPD) is running for reelection in Circuit 4, Leipzig South. Head of his party group in the council, he answered the series of questions we sent them ahead of the elections. Dieses Interview mit ihm ist Teil unserer Reihe über die Stadtrats- und Europawahlen am 26. Mai 2019.

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Meet the Candidates: Marcus Nießmann (FDP)

in Leipzig/Politics
meet the candidates
Public domain photo

We sent interview questions to all major political parties running in the 26 May elections. Marcus Nießmann (FDP) took active interest in answering them, and did so in both German and English. Er kandidiert für den Stadtrat im Wahlkreis 8, Leipzig-Nordwest.

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Yoko Ono in Leipzig: Peace is Power

in Arts/Society/What's on
Yoko Ono retrospective, Peace is Power at MdbK. (Photo: maeshelle west-davies)
Yoko Ono retrospective, Peace is Power at MdbK. (Photo: maeshelle west-davies)

“The retrospective is definitely worth experiencing. When I was there on a weekday recently, I saw people interacting. Teens were gluing together broken tea cups and saucers and excitedly stamping peace on parts of maps. Preteens were asking questions. Adults of all ages were enthralled.”

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“Is there a correct look for an immigrant?”

in Opinion/Philosophies/Refugees
Leipzig city center. (Photo: maeshelle west-davies)
Leipzig city center. (Photo: maeshelle west-davies)

“Someone fleeing war has far more of a right to seek safety in a new place than I do to seek a work visa.”

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Meet the Candidates: Luise Frohberg (CDU)

in Leipzig/Politics
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Leipzig. Public domain photo

Now it’s time to present – bilingually – a local CDU candidate running for Circuit 4, Leipzig South: Luise Frohberg. Unser Ziel ist, dass unser Publikum die Kandidat_innen und ihre politischen Standpunkte besser kennenlernt.

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Meet the Candidates: Hermann Winkler, MEP (CDU)

in Leipzig/Politics
meet the candidates
European Parliament in Brussels. Public domain photo

Originally from the Leipzig area, Hermann Winkler (CDU) is a Member of the European Parliament (MEP) and is running for re-election. Dieses Interview mit ihm ist Teil unserer Reihe über die Stadtrats- und Europawahlen am 26. Mai 2019. In English and German.

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