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November 2016 - page 2

Wampanoag: thanks, but no thanks

in History/Philosophies/Society
The first Thanksgiving between the settlers and the Wanpanoag painted by Ferrie 311 years later

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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Backstage with DOK Spotters

in Film festival/My Leipzig
Public domain photo, Pixabay.
Public domain photo, Pixabay.

Two students from Leipzig sat down with me and gave me a glimpse into what it’s like to navigate the international film circuit still in their teens.

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Farzad Kohan: Migration Stories

in Arts/Glocal/Philosophies
Farzad Kohan: Migration Stories, photo care of Ayyam Gallery, Dubai

Farzad says the reason we move is we no longer feel comfortable where we are.

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Anti-Trump protests reach Leipzig

in Community/Politics
Placard at anti-Trump protest in Leipzig in November 2016, also including European right-wing candidates.
Placard at anti-Trump protest in Leipzig in November 2016, also including European right-wing candidates.

Their placards bore messages such as the famous “Dump Trump” and “Not My President,” and also “Please grab climate change by the pussy!!!,” “NO Trump Petry Le Pen Wilders” and “Make the Earth great again.”

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Human language: powers, limits and ills

in Philosophies/Society

A chat with Nicholas Ostler, former student of Noam Chomsky, the world-renowned linguist.

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Life’s stage: exits and entrances

in Community/My Leipzig/Theater
I shall no more, to sea, to sea! Gareth Knapman in UBI Theatre production of The Tempest 2013

Following in Gareth’s footsteps, carrying on his dream in theatre, has been truly bittersweet.

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