Stories about The Bridge from January, 2017
Notes From the Eye of the Crowd
As demonstrations break out against President Trump's executive orders, ordinary people feel their way toward protest.
The Executive Order on Immigration Wants You To Think Gaining Legal Entry to the US Is Easy
In reality, it's damned hard.
For Jordan's LGBT Community, the Law Books and Reality Send Different Messages
Same-sex relations were decriminalized in Jordan in 1951, but nearly 70 years later the country's LGBT citizens remain the targets of discrimination and mistreatment, with little protection from the law.
United Colors of Persecution: The Struggle of Patagonia's Indigenous People against Benetton
Against a backdrop of legal complexities and state repression, a Mapuche community in Patagonia is fighting against the Italian textile giant Benetton to regain ownership of their ancestral lands.
The Tyrants Bring the Invaders: What Follows After Russia Helps Secure Assad's Victory
Russian’s bombing campaign in Syria has helped put an end to Aleppo’s civil democratic experiment, once a beacon of hope. What next?
The Bosnian Politician Caught Lying About an Invitation to Trump's Inauguration
“Unless the departing administration denies me a visa, I’ll be at the inauguration,” have turned out to be famous last words for the president of Republika Srpska.
A Year of Living Strategically
2017 promises to be a vital year for Global Voices. Some further thoughts on our strategy planning process.
On Aleppo: A Letter to a Historian in the Future
"Aleppo was the moment the world decided it had tired of even going through the motions."