Politics

The importance of the Romanian community in Leipzig

Georgiana Oprea interviewed three politically active women from the Romanian community. In light of this year's Migrants' Council election, she highlights the importance and challenges of Romanians living in Leipzig.

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Joining a global silent protest to free Armenian POWs

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I am inviting you, the reader, to participate in a “global silent protest” to free Armenian POWs (prisoners of war). It’s happening this Tuesday, 6 p.m., at Augustusplatz in Leipzig. Have no clue what I’m talking about? Unfortunately, you’re not alone. Last year, I wrote here on The Leipzig Glocal about my experience being in

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Leipzig Migrants’ Council: Why your vote matters

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Andrea Pagani shares her personal insights on the novel Migrants' Council vote happening right now. The unique chance migrants have this year to influence their representation directly and some more in-depth aspects of the Council's work up to this point.

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US Capitol chaos: a closer look

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This week's events at the Capitol building in Washington DC shook the world and further eroded the foundation of US democracy. Scott Galvao takes a closer look at the situation and its instigators.

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US Election chaos: a LeipGlo editorial analysis

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LeipGlo's own Ana and Heiner weigh in on some of this highly unusual and most tumultuous of elections which is still being counted as we speak. Find out about the reasons why it is such a close call, what to expect from a likely Biden presidency and some of the smaller races that took place

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A superpower implodes – a look at the U.S. ahead of the presidential election

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LeipGlo contributor Max takes a closer look at the current administration, how and why they got into power and what that means for the upcoming presidential election on November 3rd.

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