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“Is there a correct look for an immigrant?”

in Opinion/Philosophies/Refugees
Leipzig city center. (Photo: maeshelle west-davies)
Leipzig city center. (Photo: maeshelle west-davies)

“Someone fleeing war has far more of a right to seek safety in a new place than I do to seek a work visa.”

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“Do good and throw it in the sea”

in Philosophies/Society
Vessel sailing on the sea in Greece. (Photo: public domain)
Vessel sailing on the sea in Greece. (Photo: public domain)

Of (Greek) proverbs, clarity and wisdom. What is your favorite proverb in your mother tongue? What has it taught you?

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Getting to know your false friends

in Philosophies
How well do you know your false friends? (Public domain photo)
How well do you know your false friends? (Public domain photo)

It means the difference between being embarrassed and pregnant.

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Interview: How English helps integration

in Jobs/Refugees
Chris Pyak, (right) and Alexander Graf Lambsdorff, Vice President of the European Parliament

Ever wondered how to employ over 1 million refugees? Chris Pyak – our expert hero of the week – explains why it won’t be a problem.

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An appreciation of words from other languages

in Literature
No planes, no ships needed – the world cruise can be undertaken in four days, on foot, by bike, by tram to the Leipzig Book Fair.

Our literature- and history-loving columnist today on LeipGlo reveals his favorite words in foreign languages, and how they evoke literary classics in his mind and some of the most basic and central feelings in his life.

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