“In a world of religious believers, ethnic wars and racism, why would an author dethroning each of these beliefs become so popular? Why do believers in God, Marxism or the nation buy a book telling them their gods are nothing but chimeras?”
“On the street, waiting for buses, or in the metro station, being squeezed in the train: One by one, stranger by stranger, local or foreign, citizen or tourist, the emotions of ‘going out there’ attached us to one other.”
Led by labor unions, healthcare workers, students and patients are speaking out against issues stemming from the liberalization of healthcare in Germany.
“Walking into Spinnerei Leipzig’s Halle 12, I expected to see Bolsonaro’s effigy in all manners of artistic defacing. Instead, I only caught Bolsonaro’s silhouette, so to speak, lurking around the political art. Present, but not obvious, kind of like how artists protested during the Brazilian dictatorship in 1964-85.”
Initial questions will include how many employees the Leipzig Foreigners’ Authority has and processing times for applications compared to other German cities. Further research would aim to assess the public officials’ level of intercultural and foreign language training.
“The best tourism year in [Leipzig’s] history” heralds the end of an era for Nikolaistra√üe 57.