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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 July, 2019

31 July 2019

Queer as quantum joy

"You deserve to be proud of yourself, you rare, riotous beauty. Go on, give yourself a huge, rafter-rattling cheer."

22 July 2019

How US arms supplies to Saudi Arabia threatens Sudan's hard-won peace

The Saudis supply Sudan’s Rapid Support Forces with money and arms. When the US does arms deals with Saudi Arabia they’re essentially supporting RSF.

6 July 2019

Kim Kardashian, cultural appropriation, and genocide

While combining "Kim Kardashian", "kimono" and "cultural appropriation" into a sentence seems almost comically idiotic, cultural appropriation can be deadly, which is reason enough to take cultural appropriation seriously today.

5 July 2019

The ripple effect of the Hong Kong anti-extradition protests on Taiwan politics

"Beijing would now be well aware that its policy on Hong Kong is not just about the city, but has greater implications for its "One China" dream."