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From travel adventures to heartbreaking loss

in Glocal/Philosophies
Aaron and his parents, Craig and Becky. (Photo: Michael Anderson)

A whirlwind year ripped Becky and Craig Markovitz away from “dreaming up travel adventures” in Leipzig to encountering the deepest love and loss back in the US – that of their child. Now, as a tribute to their son, they’re turning their tragedy and grief into a place where other children can dream up their own adventures.

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Brits warned: act now to avoid no-deal Brexit problems

in Glocal/Society
Brits have very little time to figure out how to secure their legal stay in the EU in case of a no-deal Brexit.
Brits have very little time to figure out how to secure their legal stay in the EU in case of a no-deal Brexit.

How ready are you for the looming deadline? Here are useful tips to prepare for the worst, while still hoping for the best.

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Serving music from a different perspective

in Music/My Leipzig
Barbara Venetikidou, Orchestra Manager of the Saxon Wind Philharmonic, talks about her changing but continuous relationship with music. (Photo: Dan Safier)
Barbara Venetikidou, Orchestra Manager of the Saxon Wind Philharmonic, talks about her changing but continuous relationship with music. (Photo: Dan Safier)

“I was blessed with two very good jobs, which paid my rent and gave me a decent life again. [But] realizing that this was what my life was going to be, I totally freaked out and started thinking what I could do that could be even more creative than making music.”

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Riding the red dragon: German startups in Shanghai

in #TechTavern/Glocal/Start up
DC-Hub sends German startups to Shanghai, China, to gain Chinese expertise in one of the world's main startup hotspots, with China itself being in Top 10.
DC-Hub sends German startups to Shanghai, to gain Chinese expertise in one of the world's main startup hotspots.

Germany is sending startup founders to Shanghai four weeks at a time, to learn Chinese business culture and approaches to innovation and versatility. The DC-Hub accelerator program is developed between Shanghai and Leipzig, with Basislager Coworking as local partner.

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Open letter to Leipzig Mayor: problem hiring foreigners

in Business/My Leipzig/Society
Leipzig city center. (Photo: maeshelle west-davies)
Leipzig city center. (Photo: maeshelle west-davies)

“Years ago, we dismissed these experiences as isolated cases; however, we now have to admit that integrating qualified foreigners into the German labor market is undermined and sometimes even torpedoed by public authorities and lack of regulations.”

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“Banishment” – the plight of the poet

in Literature/Philosophies/Poetry
Poet typewriter. (Public domain photo.)
Poet typewriter. (Public domain photo.)

“It was observed during his mock trial that he was distracted though the accusations made against him demanded no response. Nevertheless, he seemed somewhat absent from the proceedings, and if his lips moved, he said nothing.”

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