• LEGIDA in Leipzig: for disgruntled Germans?

    By on Feb. 12, 2015

    The anti-Islam LEGIDA AllianceLeipzig’s own PEGIDA offshoot, held their second demonstration on Wednesday 21st January.

    But who are the demonstrators chanting “Wir sind das Volk” ("We are the people") and “Lügenpresse” ("lying press")? We try to get up close and personal with the people behind the group's "evening stroll".(Part 2).

  • LEGIDA in Leipzig: The Running Joke of the Lügenpresse

    By on Feb. 11, 2015

    The anti-Islam LEGIDA Alliance, Leipzig’s own PEGIDA offshoot, held their second demonstration on Wednesday 21st January. But who are the demonstrators chanting “Wir sind das Volk” ("We are the people") and “Lügenpresse” ("lying press")? We try to get up close and personal with the people behind the group's "evening stroll".

  • Prophets in their own Land: Entrepreneurs in Spain, Part II

    By on Jan. 30, 2015

    A company in Gandía (Valencia) that deals with online and audiovisual communication and another in Villarreal (Castellón) that deals with handmade decorations for special occasions with an exquisite and special design: two professional 'modern services' firmly entrenched in society, two very different materials to work with and, when it all comes down to it, two kinds of 'artisanal work'.

  • Prophets in their own Land: Entrepreneurs in Spain, Part I

    By on Jan. 29, 2015

    There are no official figures to say exactly how many young people are leaving Spain in search of job opportunities, but what happens to those who decide to stay, take the risk and set sail in some turbulent, cold – but also exciting – waters? We speak to four young people, between 25 and 35, who decided to stay and commit themselves to realising their business ideas and their dreams.

  • Global Inequality: Restraint or Revolution?

    By on Jan. 26, 2015

    1% of the world’s population will soon be wealthier than the other 99%. Those were the findings of a study published last Monday by the British charity, Oxfam. Rising inequality is causing serious conflicts in developed countries as well, commentators warn. Can Davos help?

  • Spanish Immigrants in France: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (Part II)

    By on Jan. 15, 2015

    In the last four years, more than 25,000 Spaniards have arrived in France, ready to find the job opportunities that Spain hasn’t been able to afford them. We talk to two Spaniards who came to Paris before the crisis and have witnessed the changes over the past few years and the waves of new immigrants to the city.

  • Spanish Immigrants in France: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (Part I)

    By on Jan. 14, 2015

    In the last four years, more than 25,000 Spaniards have arrived in France, ready to find the job opportunities that Spain hasn’t been able to afford them. The figures provided by the Spanish Embassy are constantly rising, and the Government insists that the numbers may even be three times higher, because registration isn’t compulsory. Some of the Spaniards living in Paris share their experiences.

  • Humano: South America, A New Awakening

    By on Dec. 22, 2014

    Argentine filmmaker Alan Stivelman takes us on an odyssey into the heart of the Andes to connect with the spirituality of the indigenous Q’ero community, in order to try and discover the key to the meaning of life. This question has taunted mankind since the beginning of time. Stivelman treats with the simplicity and calmness of a young man willing to go beyond with no looking back.

  • Alan Stivelman: The Man Who Became 'Human'

    By on Dec. 18, 2014

    We interview Argentine filmmaker Alan Stivelman, who is currently in the middle of a European tour where he is presenting his documentary, Humano. Alan travelled to the Andes to discover the origins of mankind, but as soon as he arrived, he was warned that he would never understand, because Alan wasn’t a human. There he learned how to become one. We talk about religions, cultures and connections.

  • DENA: "Oh, Now I've Gone and Dissed the Whole of Europe, Innit?"

    By on Dec. 9, 2014

    DENA is winning people over with her unique mix of heavy beats and Berlin bling. She’s currently on tour in Europe with her latest album Flash. Cafébabel met up with DENA in Cologne, where she won over new fans with her nonchalant and street-smart style.