Stories about Development
8 September 2016
Filipino Fishers Living in a Scenic Cove Fight to Save Their Homes From Demolition and Land Grabbing
"Our forefathers have been here, 150 years ago. They were the ones who cleared the area. Now a giant developer wants us to leave the land where we grew up."
2 September 2016
Iran declared a grand "unveiling" of its national internet. But what's really new here? We analyze the project and the government performance around its so-called "unveiling".
30 August 2016
"We have been looking forward to a coding language in Bengali for a long time. Why should our higher learning and computer learning be in a foreign language?"
26 August 2016
Closed off to tourists since 2003, the trail to Brazil's highest mountain is set to reopen in 2018, managed by the indigenous peoples themselves.
24 August 2016
The vigil highlighted that the insecurity felt by some Sinhala Buddhists continues to persist, despite the fact that they remain the country's majority community.
17 August 2016
16 August 2016
12 August 2016
Our second post on the fascinating journey of these popular educators who are looking to learn, interconnect and publicize 'the other education' that social movements in Latin America are promoting.
9 August 2016
Activists, academics, and environmental experts are coming together under the slogan, "The Beaches belong to the People", to protect public maritime spaces and the Puerto Rican ecosystem.
6 August 2016
27 July 2016
The news that the owners of a number of pro-Trump websites are Macedonians from the little town of Veles came as a surprise to many.
18 July 2016
The rescue operation Sos Méditerranée publishes accounts of people who have survived journeys across the Mediterranean Sea to Europe on their blog.
5 July 2016
4 July 2016
An interview with Fatoumata Diaby, who is breaking gender stereotypes and inspiring others with her entrepreneurial spirit.
28 June 2016
"Those dissing govt becoz india not part of nsg : this is the reason we not respected : letting politics come in way of standing by nation"
A recent report by Oxfam found that 37 percent of the Indian government's primary schools lack adequate teachers due to insufficient funding.
26 June 2016
On the heels of Brexit, Chief Minister of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal, says that Delhi will soon have a referendum on full statehood -- but is a referendum even constitutional?
22 June 2016
India's LGBTQ Community Accuses Prime Minister of Hypocrisy Over His ‘Thoughts and Prayers’ for Orlando
"Your 110 character tweet was missing five important characters. Five characters that would reveal a truth that your government is refusing to acknowledge-LGBTQ’!"
16 June 2016
"I’ve spent most of my life in France, but my whole family is...Malagasy. I think there’s a desire for us to gather and talk about our mixed cultural identity."