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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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Dr. Amorous: 10 scenarios, 50 date ideas

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Date ideas with Dr. Amorous. Public domain photo.

After this, you’ll have no excuse not to ask them out – whatever dating culture they come from. (Welcome to our new relationship advice column!)

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Cocktail Open Mic: I’m only human

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    Peter Seaton-Clark hosting our Cocktail Open Mic on 8 June, 2018. (Photo: Justina Smile Photography)
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    Audience members at our Cocktail Open Mic on 8 June, 2018. (Photo: Justina Smile Photography)
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    Leipzig Opera's Eliza Rudnicka headlined our Cocktail Open Mic on 8 June, 2018. (Photo: Justina Smile Photography)
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    Leipzig Opera's Michael Chu headlined our Cocktail Open Mic on 8 June, 2018. (Photo: Justina Smile Photography)
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    Public and performers mingling at Stan's bar at our Cocktail Open Mic on 8 June, 2018. (Photo: Justina Smile Photography)
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    Maximilian Georg playing the sax at our Cocktail Open Mic on 8 June, 2018. (Photo: Justina Smile Photography)

IN ONE WEEK! Let’s raise our glasses to friendship, creativity, inclusion, the “imperfections” we embrace. Maybe sing or recite. As always, hanging out and having a good time is the most important part at our Cocktail Open Mic.

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Annihilate Collective reloads music “Trip”

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“The [captivating audio-visual] event will stretch over four floors. So&So would have been ideal for this and the same goes for the new venue we have chosen. We will – amongst other things – support So&So with a cocktail bar and hope to raise the much needed donations to keep the project going.”

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Lou-Lou and the bomb left behind

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"Lou-Lou hadn't slept, was drinking a little wildly, was starting to get too quiet."

“Those ten yards from the bomb to my front door are the path home when I get off a number 12 tram. Now those are Lou-Lou’s yards, yards and time and unburned buildings that belong to whoever pulled the lever too soon and whoever wired that bomb too loosely.”

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