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June 2017 - page 2

Heartfelt poetry for the AuslÀnderamt

in Glocal/Poetry

Behind foggy glasses they ask me if I want to bleib (stay) here for immer (always) / Immer is such a long dirty word

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Homage to my favorite classic painters

in Arts/Philosophies
Public domain photo
Public domain photo

An abridged journey from Europe to the Americas, and through different time periods.

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5 things I hate about Hong Kong

in Philosophies/Society
A Hong Kong resident tells us why life for him in the hyped up city is far from fab.
A Hong Kong resident tells us why life for him in the hyped up city is far from fab.

“As a local, I was born and grew up here. Part of me always feels bewildered about the positive comments uttered from the mouths of tourists about this overcrowded city.”

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Theresa May, the DUP and right-wing extremism

in Opinion/Politics
Opinion piece on Theresa May's proposed deal with the Northern Irish DUP, a far right-wing party, for a coalition government.
Opinion piece on Theresa May's proposed deal with the Northern Irish DUP, a far right-wing party, for a coalition government.

The irony of the situation we see today is that the party helping Theresa May fulfil her Brexit promises conforms in several ways to the definition of right-wing extremism from the Verfassungsschutz.

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International bike polo players flock to Böhlitz-Ehrenberg

in Leipzig/Sports
The bike polo enthusiasts congregating at Böhlitz-Ehrenberg invite you to come hang out and get to know the game during their tournament this weekend, featuring players from six countries (and an after party). (Photo courtesy of Bike Polo Leipzig)
The bike polo enthusiasts congregating at Böhlitz-Ehrenberg invite you to come hang out and get to know the game during their tournament this weekend, featuring players from six countries (and an after party). (Photo courtesy of Bike Polo Leipzig)

The bike polo enthusiasts congregating at Böhlitz-Ehrenberg invite you to come hang out and get to know the game during their tournament this weekend, featuring players from six countries (and an after party).

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German film classics: online treasure trove

in Movies
Many a classic German film available online to stream for free, in the public domain.
Many a classic German film available online to stream for free, in the public domain.

A starter selection of German film gems in the public domain to watch online.

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