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Career, new friends & beer: look right here

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Come check out the career and social scene at the LeipGlo Job Fair.

Whether you’re looking for a job, or just want to meet new business contacts and even potential friends over a beer (or soft drink), the Leipzig Glocal Job Fair is the place to be. Tue, 13 Nov, at WERK 2 – all day long, baby!

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Bridges of (Com)passion: hair & heart

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Hair & heart at Mevlounge. (Public domain photo)

“We choose a hairdresser with the same meticulousness as we choose a GP or a therapist – a quest as thorough as it is intimate. It took me ten years of life in Leipzig to find such a sorceress.”

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Intro: Leipzig, the “New Economy” hub

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Cover photo: Irakli Shubitidze, from 2bAHEAD, and other participants in the SeedSpark workshop, organized by Venture Playground earlier this year in Basislager Coworking. (Photo courtesy of Taylor Harvey)

In this series, our #TechTavern columnist would like to make the case “that Leipzig could be destined for more than a reboot of Silicon Valley, that it can help lead the way towards a more humane future.”

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“Stop talking right-wing bullshit”

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The divisions between right and left on immigration are getting wider. (Public domain photo of street art.)

Yesterday we heard from a Syrian refugee disappointed in the discrimination she’s met in Germany. Today we hear from a Leipziger who works with refugees and migrants, and is frustrated at different opinions on immigration immediately being shut down and dismissed.

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From Syria to Chemnitz: lessons to learn

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The massive audience in the #WirSindMehr concert in Chemnitz, 3 Sept. 2018. (Photo courtesy of Patrick Bauer)

“[I am] shocked by the fact that Germans have so much access to democracy and law, and nevertheless, people here still turn to violence and discrimination. I always thought that these were the problems of countries dealing with tyranny and dictatorship.”

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Bridges of (Com)passion: fuel for creatives

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Go in for gas… come out with your own novel? #DoItInMockau

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