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Looking behind the tolerance slogan

in History/Refugees
Photo: Magdalena Lagaleriade >> http://bit.ly/1oDdK3H
Photo: Magdalena Lagaleriade >> http://bit.ly/1oDdK3H

“Refugees are Welcome” used to be a slogan of the Left. Now it is of the Right.

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Happy Holidays: Less than perfect

in Philosophies/Society
creative commons

Readers – and a couple of leipglo writers – share tales of a New Year’s Eve that fell way short of expectations…

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Seven generations of migration

in History/Leipzig/Leipzig on the web
Leipzig city center. Photo: Stefan Hopf
Leipzig city center. Photo: Stefan Hopf

“I wanted to understand where I came from and what made me who I am. Actually, I was inspired by Thomas Mellon, a 19th century Irish emigrant to the US who wrote: ‘If you would know yourself, begin with the study of your forefathers.’”

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Stage and Screen: The Stars Strike Back

in Arts/Culture / Entertainment/Leipzig/Movies/Opinion/Reviews
Leipzig city center. Photo: Stefan Hopf
Leipzig city center. Photo: Stefan Hopf

The force acts as one – that’s what happens when two geeky sic-fi vigilantes and Leipglo columnists go to watch Star Wars.

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#BullshitRadar: Extreme positions and the Leipzig riots

in Leipzig/Opinion/Politics

The offensive-countering by either side is reminiscent of a playground battle. Any statement which is followed by a ‘but’ can be forgotten. Blame-shifting means no responsibility to change is required by either side.

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