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Walking through the Peaceful Revolution

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Candles are used each year in the Peaceful Revolution celebrations in Leipzig. (Public domain photo)

“The Leipzig ’89 walking tour, which includes a series of informational signs [out in the city] and an accompanying app, offers an enjoyable and immersive way to learn about this special past.”

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Racial terror and remembrance: beyond a single story

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Racial terror in the United States. (Photo: public domain)

An American scholar in Leipzig asks: What can the US learn from Germany’s successful experience memorializing its atrocities? #NeverAgain

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Bridges of (Com)passion built in Leipzig

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Bridge at Karl Heine Canal, Leipzig.

The kids’ own passions were ignited by inspiration in various literary and photographic genres, to form a fair, fresh, private philosophy of Leipzig oneness.

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3 challenges for Leipzig’s startup scene

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With the resistance to multiculturalism, Leipzig may not yet be ready for a sustainable startup scene.

Our guest author wonders: Without outgrowing its resistance to diversity, how can Leipzig ever measure up to Berlin?

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How much do you know about Iran?

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A journey through Iran’s present and past, and its future hopes, from the perspective of a Leipzig-based Frenchwoman.

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Bread & games: In Brazil, football is politics

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Football and politics in Brazil: a marriage.

To say that football in Brazil is a religion is an understatement, but it is also at the heart of its politics.

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