Stories about The Bridge from October, 2013
On the Kingdoms of Spain
Overnight, Catalan politics changed. Hundreds of towns in the Catalan countryside preemptively declared independence. Catalonia's Parliament passed a declaration of sovereignty. But nothing changed in Spain.
The world's first Internet search engine has Caribbean roots.
The Guardian's (Mis)guide To Japanese Sex Trends
"Japan's under-40s appear to be losing interest in conventional relationships," said The Guardian. "Millions aren't...dating, and increasing numbers can't be bothered with sex." Not so fast, said Japanese netizens.
Only Football Divides Tanzania
Tanzania prides itself on its unassailable ethnic and religious unity. But on the day of the Dar es Salaam Derby, neutrality takes a back seat to passionate fandom.
The Crowd in the Machine
How we create images of crowds affects our understanding of them.
Why I'm Not Giving Up On Politicians (Yet)
Madagascar's political situation can seem hopeless, but Lova Rakotomalala has still decided to actively support one of the candidates in October 25's presidential election. Here's why.
#OccupyMyself: Confessions Of A Social Media Deserter
She misses the interactions, but values even more the time and mental space she's regained. Will social media "deserter" Paula Góes ever return to Facebook and Twitter?
Across Rivers, Atop Mountains: A Constituency Unreachable via Internet
As a youth party representative in the Philippine Congress, Mong Palatino visited remote and impoverished communities in need of far more than an internet connection.
How A Shooting Exposed The Plunder Of Malawi's Treasury
The shooting of a senior government official sparks a series of revelations that leave the 18-month-old administration of President Joyce Banda with much to answer for.
Can This Be Home? Borderlessness & The Internet Citizen
Countries, borders, and nationalities remain dominant and important in many ways, but they don't feel as sharply defined or as binding as before.
I Didn't Visit Westgate Mall
Matt Hunte, our St. Lucia author, has 20 thoughts around Nairobi's popular Westgate shopping mall, the scene of a horrific militant attack last month.
Your Fantasy is Her Nightmare: ‘Sexy’ Pakistani Women on YouTube
“The lack of conversation on sex and sexuality is a society-wide problem." Watch our short film "Suck on the Sugarcane of Love", about private videos sexualized for public consumption.
Join Us On “The Bridge”
Global Voices gets personal with "The Bridge", our new original writing section launching October 10.