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Hadrian: love, life, regrets of an emperor

in History/Literature by
Moon over Rome.

“Wise, modest, educated, intelligent, brave, full of virtues that almost make him a divinity for his own subjects, seems to the reader this Hadrian. At the same time, he is a man who commits crimes and falls in love as only mortals can.”

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3 challenges for Leipzig’s startup scene

in Business/Opinion by
With the resistance to multiculturalism, Leipzig may not yet be ready for a sustainable startup scene.

Our guest author wonders: Without outgrowing its resistance to diversity, how can Leipzig ever measure up to Berlin?

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The importance of learning to say “no”

in My Leipzig/Opinion/Philosophies by
When on the go, it may be hard to say "no."

There’s only so long you can kid yourself that going to crocheting classes on Tuesday nights is what you’re all about.

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How much do you know about Iran?

in Society/Travel by

A journey through Iran’s present and past, and its future hopes, from the perspective of a Leipzig-based Frenchwoman.

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Bread & games: In Brazil, football is politics

in Politics/Sports/Travel by
Football and politics in Brazil: a marriage.

To say that football in Brazil is a religion is an understatement, but it is also at the heart of its politics.

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Armenia and its revolution of hope

in Opinion/Politics by
Yerevan, Armenia. (Photo: public domain)

“What are the words one uses to describe something that they thought would never happen? Something that just weeks ago would have been laughed at as unrealistic?”

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