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Vampire Bat: new anti-fascist hero launches in Leipzig

in Arts/Literature/Philosophies
Vampire Bat cover Christopher Sperandio
Vampire Bat cover by Christopher Sperandio

“Taking inspiration from abandoned buildings, a complex relationship with capitalism and the physical energy of the city, American artist Christopher Sperandio has found Leipzig to be the perfect city to launch his latest comic, Vampire Bat.”

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Just how Bauhaus is your house?

in Cityscapes/History/My Leipzig
Bauhaus exhibit Grassi
BAUHAUS_SACHSEN Exhibit, GRASSI Museum. Photo: Esther Hoyer

Today you probably came into contact with at least one piece of Bauhaus. A brief history, examples and images from the legendary movement, whose 100th anniversary is being celebrated here in Leipzig with a GRASSI Museum exhibit.

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The secret life of Serbian sweatshops

in Society
Image used to illustrate CCC research on garment factories. (Photo credit: Yevgenia Belorusets)
Image used to illustrate CCC research on garment factories. (Photo credit: Yevgenia Belorusets)

An eye-opening interview on the grossly substandard wages and work conditions in shoe and garment factories in South Eastern Europe.

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Why is there no socialism in the USA?

in History/Politics
USA President Donald Trump.
USA President Donald Trump.

The question has haunted scholars, socialists and socialist scholars for one and a half centuries. So we also give it a try (or eight).

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