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Triticale: Poland’s greatest opportunity?

in History/Opinion/Society
Triticale growing in a field.
Photo by Paz Arando on Unsplash

Will triticale feed the future? Will Poland, with its historical resilience and agricultural power, seize the opportunity to become a leader in feeding the world? Some evidence suggests it could.

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Dependency captured in a poetic & tragic 10 minutes

in Opinion/Short films/Society
Machini - dependency short animated film
Machini, 2019. Film still © Frank Mukunday, Trésor Tshibangu Tshamala

DRC is seen as one of the world’s worst basket cases. In an animated short presented at DOK Leipzig, filmmakers from both the former colony and its European metropole brilliantly illustrate what dependency means for the African country, and our role in it.

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Amélie Nothomb: more than a cult figure

in Literature/Opinion/Society
reading an Amélie Nothomb book
Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay

Looking for a book recommendation? One of our writers puts forward a case for checking out Amélie Nothomb, a great intellectual and writer of our time.

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Lichtfest 2019 and the Peaceful Revolution

in Culture / Entertainment/History/Society
Lichtfest 2019, Augustusplatz
Lichtfest 2019 (Photo: George O'Connor)

Couldn’t make it to Lichtfest 2019? Visit some sites in the city center that celebrate and remember the Peaceful Revolution.

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Crossing over from BRD to GDR

in History/Society
Trabant GDR
Public domain photo

Aiming to show different perspectives on this 30th anniversary of the Peaceful Revolution, we turn things around and present the story of someone who actually moved from West to East Germany in 1988, leaving certain comforts for a simple life on a farm.

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5 common mistakes on Instagram 

in Business/Society
Instagram workshop
Francis Müller and Edwin Schmierer at Instagram workshop. (Photo: Justina Smile Photography)

As LeipGlo spruces up its own Instagram account, here are some helpful tips for how to gain more followers and increase your engagement on the platform, if you’re trying to channel it into growing your own business.

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