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The Bridge features personal essays, commentary, and creative non-fiction that illuminate differences in perception between local and international coverage of news events, from the unique perspective of members of the Global Voices community. Views expressed do not necessarily represent the opinion of the community as a whole. All Posts

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Stories about The Bridge from May, 2017

The Myth of the ‘Nice Canadian’

Is Canadians' reputation for niceness preventing Canada from really achieving true greatness as a country?

Helping Write The Story of Sex Workers in Uganda

Every day over 300 women go to Bwaise, a slum district in northern Kampala, Uganda, to sell sex.

Chronicles of a Concerned Venezuelan: The Scars of History

"What is Venezuela right now? Who are we, the Venezuelans who have survived this historic defeat?"

What the Resistance to Trump Can Learn From Latin America

After decades of struggle, four lessons that movements in Latin America can teach those in the United States organizing against their own authoritarian leader, President Donald Trump.

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