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When your bullies become right-wing reactionaries

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Suddenly, it all makes sense.

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Poggenburg far-right demo in Leipzig a major flop

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“There is one detail Poggenburg seems to have either forgotten or wilfully ignored: Leipzig is a red and green island in the Saxonian sea of blue, and the people here are very proud of it.” A photojournalist at the scene gives us a play-by-play account.

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Extremism & soul-searching at DOK Leipzig

in Movies/Politics/Society
Director & narrator Karen Winther in her "Exit" documentary. (Film still © DOK Leipzig)
Director & narrator Karen Winther in her "Exit" documentary. (Film still © DOK Leipzig)

“I was surprised at how close to home Exit hit for me emotionally, although I do not have a violent past, and do not (at least not yet) count violent extremists among people I know.” #DOK Leipzig

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Media and myopia in the French elections

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How have international media been spinning the results of the first round of French elections? https://leipglo.com
How have international media been spinning the results of the first round of French elections? https://leipglo.com

Your news reading companion ahead of the French presidential run-off on 7 May.

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Orbán and Le Pen: breaking the EU’s cordon sanitaire?

in Politics/Society

Empires don’t fall by peripheries breaking away; their downfall comes when the core melts.

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Holocaust memorial off-limits to AfD leader

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Björn Höcke at open house in Thüringer Landtag, 13 Juni 2015. By © Vincent Eisfeld / vincent-eisfeld.de, CC BY-SA 4.0, Wikimedia Commons.
Björn Höcke at open house in Thüringer Landtag, 13 Juni 2015. By © Vincent Eisfeld / vincent-eisfeld.de, CC BY-SA 4.0, Wikimedia Commons.

Either he is a hypocrite who likes to make controversial statements for fun and not for action, or Höcke intended to carry out some form of twisted protest at the very site of historical horror and regret.

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