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Shakeup of CDU Saxony, courtesy of AfD

in Politics/Society

Can a Petry-led faction distance themselves significantly from the AfD to win over enough CDU voters and politicians? The next 18 months will be a dry run for this possibility, threatening the traditional progressiveness of Leipzig in the process.

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Exposing rape culture one #MeToo at a time

in Society
rape culture
Is rape culture so embedded that we can't alter it? The #metoo campaign is showing just how far reaching it is.

“Why hadn’t I kneed him in the gonads? Why hadn’t I gotten up and moved somewhere else? Why hadn’t I shouted and woken everyone up and told them all what he had done? I don’t know. But I do now.” #MeToo

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Catalonia and Spain: it’s complicated

in Opinion/Politics
Will the Catalonian coat of arms remain part of the Spanish one after Sunday's referendum?

When asked why they want independence, many Catalans say they have their own language and culture. Yesterday, Spain disagreed by force.

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Orbán’s falsification of history in Budapest

in Culture / Entertainment/History/Politics
The falsification of history in Orban's Hungary. (Photo: public domain)
The falsification of history in Orban's Hungary. (Photo: public domain)

A spectacular city such as Budapest should be free of this kind of detrimental political controversy.

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Jamaica, the alternative German coalition

in Opinion/Politics
Elections: Analysis on German results
Elections: Analysis on German results

Why Daniel would go for “Jamaica” rather than “big,” and what it all means.

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Leipzig to elect two Parliament members

in Leipzig/Politics
Leipzig will elect two members of Parliament this September. (Photo: public domain)
Leipzig will elect two members of Parliament this September. (Photo: public domain)

With the end of the Game of Thrones season, and before winter comes, we have the next best political spectacle of Central Europe: The Game of 630 Thrones!

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