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Microaggressions and love as a foreigner in Leipzig

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"It was here that I met... some of my dearest friends. (...) At the same time, Leipzig is the first city I've lived where I've come to recognize microaggressions for what they are, as they surface in random, mundane moments of my daily life."

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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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Climate Crisis: “Let us continue to be led by science”

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In his opinion article, Adam Carrington urges us not to lose sight of the climate emergency and to channel our current reliance on scientific advice for the COVID-19 crisis into our daily lives as consumers to prevent environmental catastrophe.

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Blood donations: less than an hour to save someone’s life

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In this article we break down all the essential factors that make blood donations such a vital contribution to our health care system. Find out how you can save lives every time you donate and what goes into your first donation.

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Ghanaian student now 103 days on Wuhan lockdown

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Before his forced, indefinite isolation during Covid-19 times in Wuhan, China, this young medicine student from Ghana felt he had his future figured out, and a bright one at that, planning to further his studies abroad and apply what he learned back home.

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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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