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Daniel Leon

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A political scientist who follows global events with pious devotion. A Venezuelan by virtue of being born in that interesting tropical place, but who has lived and studied in several places around the world. He will write some analysis on important global issues, especially if they have an impact on Germany or Leipzig.

Venezuelans have rejected Maduro, even in Leipzig

in Opinion/Politics
Venezuelans protesting against Maduro. (Photo: Elsy Oviedo)
Venezuelans protesting against Maduro. (Photo: Elsy Oviedo)

The walls are closing in on Maduro from almost all sides. Perspective from a Leipzig-based Venezuelan political scientist.

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Retrospective: our top stories of 2018

in Glocal/My Leipzig
top stories of 2018

2018 was an eventful year. Here we bring you the top 5 stories published by LeipGlo. They range from discrimination in Leipzig to the shameful Brexit.

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In good company: PR to patient support

in Business/Jobs/LeipList
"Want to be a bigger dor?" (Postcard designed by Patrick Bauer for Leipzig Glocal Job Fair)
"Want to be a bigger dor?" (Postcard designed by Patrick Bauer for Leipzig Glocal Job Fair)

The Leipzig Glocal Job Fair happens in just 4 days, featuring more than 20 potential employers. Prepare to meet our exhibitors by reading up on them. Here we give you Part IV (the last one) of our Q&A’s: DIPAT, PRISMA, Get-a-Mint, and MyNEWSdesk.

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Putin’s Witnesses: an accomplice’s tale

in Movies/Opinion/Politics
Putin's Witnesses takes a chilling, intimate look at Putin's rise to power. (Image: public domain)
Putin's Witnesses takes a chilling, intimate look at Putin's rise to power. (Image: public domain)

Focusing on the time from Yeltsin’s resignation to shortly after the 2000 presidential election, director Vitaly Mansky takes us behind the scenes of Putin’s rise to power – as he himself was behind the scenes as Putin’s then-PR guy.

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The painful road to a Germany of immigrants

in Movies/Philosophies/Society
A peaceful Germany of immigrants has been a difficult road for decades. (Photo: public domain)
A peaceful Germany of immigrants has been a difficult road for decades. (Photo: public domain)

How does Germany become a nation of immigrants? Two great documentaries at DOK Leipzig 2018 “Der zweite Anschlag” and “Sorge 87” – show us how. Spoiler alert: The road to a Germany of immigrants is a difficult and painful one.

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In good company: finances to AI

in Business/Jobs/LeipList
"Want to be a bigger dor?" (Postcard designed by Patrick Bauer for Leipzig Glocal Job Fair)
"Want to be a bigger dor?" (Postcard designed by Patrick Bauer for Leipzig Glocal Job Fair)

The Leipzig Glocal Job Fair happens in 11 days, featuring some 25 companies and organizations from various fields. Get to know them a little bit beforehand, in preparation for meeting them. We give you Part III of our Q&A’s: Verivox, inlingua and d25.io.

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