Politics

German elections: four internationals, four opinions

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Four Leipzig Glocal friends and contributors shared their insights and concerns about this upcoming pivotal election with us. Find out what Gabriel, Indigo, Mohamed, and Chloé have to say about this momentous election.

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Bundestagswahl 2021: Why this election matters for migrants

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Leipzig Migrants' Council member Mohamed Okasha reflects on this upcoming federal election from the point of view of migrants.

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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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