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How has social distancing affected you?

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Social distancing has become a major factor in our daily urban lives here in Leipzig. The Institute for Urban Development and Construction Science (ISB) has started a survey to get a deeper understanding of how Leipzigers are affected by the current situation. Find out here what the survey is trying to investigate and how you

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Paper checks & balances: life, paycheck to paycheck

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"While the checks bring some urgent relief to the pandemic’s economic victims, it might be better not to calculate their costs in terms of ink and paper, logistics, and carbon emissions. Into the bargain, President Trump has been able to abuse the paper checks as vehicles for his reelection campaign, by printing his name on

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Remembering slain journalist Lyra McKee one year on

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"A young, gay, female journalist... was killed in an act of terror, one year ago. Today the Covid-19 virus, a global pandemic which does not recognise borders or religion... is a powerful reminder of the suffering we all experience in this world."

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Urban Investigations Series: Bayerischer Bahnhof

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Take a gander through the crumbling landscape of Leipzig's Bayerischer Bahnhof and surroundings in Part I of Urban Investigations, a miniseries looking at industrial culture - past, present and future - in our city.

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O jeitinho brasileiro não funciona fora do Brasil

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"Burlar as regras de um país para conseguir encaixar-se na sociedade pode ser possível no Brasil, onde não há consequências para o jeitinho brasileiro. Mas fora dele, as consequências podem ser drásticas e até mesmo irreversíveis."

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American primary season: Iowa, New Hampshire… Leipzig?

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Americans living in Leipzig will now have the chance to vote in the upcoming United States presidential primary.

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