Politics - Page 2

Opinion: multiple dimensions of structural racism

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"Communities whose members, for diverse historical reasons such as segregation, are often unable to acquire the necessary high skills to get a job with decent wages in the service sector, end up in a cycle of reproduction of poverty. They are victims of creative destruction." #BlackLivesMatter

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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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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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On the constitution of the populist wave

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How can 0.13 percent of the vote win an election?

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The Peaceful Revolution through a historian’s eyes

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An interview with a local historian about the events leading up to the Peaceful Revolution: "When everyone gets behind one goal, you can actually change history."

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Saxony Elected: reasons to cheer and worry

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Disaster averted. The far-right, anti-immigrant and climate-change-denying AfD was not the number one political force. But with 27.5 percent of total votes in Saxony, the AfD gained more support from state voters than all left-of-center political parties.

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