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Ana Beatriz Ribeiro
A Global Studies doctoral degree holder and former newspaper reporter, avid eater, pseudo-philosopher and poet, occasion-propelled singer, semi-professional socializer, movie addict, Brazilian-American nomad. In this space, she will share some of her experiences and (mis)adventures regarding various topics, with special attention to social issues.

Ride the wave: random poem Tuesdays

in Poetry
Ripple. Poetry wave
Ripple. Poetry wave. Public domain photo

“So maybe this random poem found on a Tuesday still means something to me. And maybe it will speak to you, too.”

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DCI: a new start after oppression or lack of prospects

in #TechTavern/Jobs/Leipzig tips/Refugees
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    An earlier group of students from DCI. Photo courtesy of Digital Career Institute (DCI)
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    An earlier group of students from DCI. Photo courtesy of Digital Career Institute (DCI)

They escaped from persecution and violence in Turkey and Syria, and from a career dead-end in Central Europe, into eventually finding a brighter, more promising path in programming via Digital Career Institute (@DevugeesOrg) in Leipzig.

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Spreadshirt: global mind, local heart

in Business/Jobs/Leipzig/Leipzig tips
Spreadshirt employees
Employees in Spreadshirt's Leipzig office. Photo © Spreadshirt

Head of recruiting attributes job fair exhibitor Spreadshirt’s success especially to its diversity – 33 nationalities at its Leipzig headquarters, with English (rather than German) as the working language.

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Performers get more daring at Cocktail Open Mic

in Lifestyle/My Leipzig/What's on
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    Mama Ulita at Cocktail Open Mic Vol. 9. Photo: George O'Connor
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    Mama Ulita at Cocktail Open Mic Vol. 9. Photo: George O'Connor

Continuing a current trend at our Cocktail Open Mic, the September evening’s headliner was German burlesque queen Mama Ulita; she enchanted the audience like a snake charmer and will bring reinforcements for the November 8th edition. 

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Dependency captured in a poetic & tragic 10 minutes

in Opinion/Short films/Society
Machini - dependency short animated film
Machini, 2019. Film still © Frank Mukunday, Trésor Tshibangu Tshamala

DRC is seen as one of the world’s worst basket cases. In an animated short presented at DOK Leipzig, filmmakers from both the former colony and its European metropole brilliantly illustrate what dependency means for the African country, and our role in it.

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When your bullies become right-wing reactionaries

in Opinion/Philosophies/Society
Bullies
Public domain photo

Suddenly, it all makes sense.

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