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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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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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American primary season: Iowa, New Hampshire… Leipzig?

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Americans living in Leipzig will now have the chance to vote in the upcoming United States presidential primary.

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On the constitution of the populist wave

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How can 0.13 percent of the vote win an election?

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Triticale: Poland’s greatest opportunity?

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Will triticale feed the future? Will Poland, with its historical resilience and agricultural power, seize the opportunity to become a leader in feeding the world? Some evidence suggests it could.

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Dependency captured in a poetic & tragic 10 minutes

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DRC is seen as one of the world's worst basket cases. In an animated short presented at DOK Leipzig, filmmakers from both the former colony and its European metropole brilliantly illustrate what dependency means for the African country, and our role in it.

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