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When your bullies become right-wing reactionaries

in Opinion/Philosophies/Society
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Suddenly, it all makes sense.

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Mario Schröder: Bach, tabla, Magnificat

in Dance/Reviews/What's on
Magnificat Premiere 09.02.2019 // Ravi Srinivasan (Indigo Masala), Leipziger Ballett © Ida Zenna

Leipziger Ballett’s Mario Schröder chose to offset Bach’s 18th century composition of the Canticle of Mary with classical Indian music that started in the same century. The two couldn’t be more different, producing conflicting bodily reactions. Both transport you.

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Families Belong Together: rally in Leipzig

in Politics/What's on
A group in Leipzig is protesting the criminalization and separation of migrant families in the US.
A group in Leipzig is protesting the criminalization and separation of migrant families in the US.

“I have called on religious communities throughout Leipzig to show up and participate, on schools and friends and relatives, on students and the international community, and I hope that there will be a gigantic response which shows these kids and their parents that we see them, we care about them, and we are fighting for them,” explains the Leipzig protest organizer.

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How much do you know about Iran?

in Society/Travel

A journey through Iran’s present and past, and its future hopes, from the perspective of a Leipzig-based Frenchwoman.

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“No greater friend in Europe than Germany”

in Politics
US CG Timothy Eydelnant and Berlin-based Chargé D'Affaires Kent Logsdon. (Photo courtesy of US State Department)
US CG Timothy Eydelnant and Berlin-based Chargé D'Affaires Kent Logsdon. (Photo courtesy of US State Department)

If you ever walk into the office of the US Consul in Leipzig, you may notice the pictures of John F. Kennedy and Hillary Clinton hanging on the wall. But the real elephant in the room is, of course, Donald Trump, and how his presidency may be affecting US-Germany relations. Check out Part I of our two-part interview with US Consul Timothy Eydelnant.

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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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