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Hannah Sapunor-Davis is a freelance English editor and trainer. Originally from California, she has lived in Italy, the Netherlands and Germany. She has a background in history and arts management and is interested in writing about public art and memory.

Plain language matters in a crisis, but also afterwards

in Glocal/Society
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Simplicity or clarity can mean different things to people. But plain language is a general notion that can apply to most if not all languages and contexts. International Plain Language Federation explains it as: “A communication is in plain language if its wording, structure, and design are so clear that the intended readers can easily find what they need, understand what they find, and use that information.”

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The Peaceful Revolution through a historian’s eyes

in History/Leipzig/Politics
Peaceful Revolution: banner with "For one Germany" at a Monday demonstration in Leipzig.
Banner with "For one Germany" at a Monday demonstration in Leipzig. Photo: Merit Schambach [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

An interview with a local historian about the events leading up to the Peaceful Revolution: “When everyone gets behind one goal, you can actually change history.”

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Peaceful Revolution: some key facts and dates

in History/Leipzig/Politics
Leipzig mural of peaceful revolution
Leipzig mural of Peaceful Revolution. Photo by Frank Vincentz, CC BY-SA 3.0, Wikimedia Commons

The events of Autumn ’89 are central to East German identity and close to the people’s hearts. If you want to connect to the people and the place, it’s well worth reading up on this important part of history.

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