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· October, 2006

Stories about Ethnicity & Race from October, 2006

31 October 2006

Poland: News and Opinion

Slovenia: Ghost Cows

Ukraine: Andrei Kurkov

Lebanon: Political Uncertainty and Men

Many Lebanese blogs are reflecting the internal political bickering that is creating an atmosphere of uncertainty about the future of the country. Most of the posts in this weeks review...

28 October 2006

Russia: LJ and Politics

On October 25, International Herald Tribune published Evgeny Morozov's opinion piece on the recent developments in the Russian blogosphere. On his blog – Sharp & Sound: Perspectives On Modern Politics...

26 October 2006

Romania: 1956 in Csikszereda

Arabisc: Rebellious Behaviour and the Quest for Intellectuals

With the festive season wrapping up in the Arab world, Egyptian blogger Kareem Amer has decided to ‘come out of the closet’ and drop a bombshell – making some of...

24 October 2006

Lebanon: Communities and Contradictions

The Lebanese blogosphere is growing like crazy. This means that the following summary is not all inclusive. And in the attempt to cover as many new blogs or newly discovered...

Fiji: Building a Traditional Underground Oven

21 October 2006

Tonga: Tonga and Nationalism

Laos: Vegetable Garden

Barbados: Hair, race & breast cancer

Russia: The Second Blog War

(more buttons and userpics are here) The Russian-language blogosphere (commonly known as ZheZhe) is on fire: some users are shutting down their blogs, others are emigrating to the virtual Trinidad...

19 October 2006

Croatia: Online Discussions Overview

Some Croats feel nostalgic when they think about Tito's Yugoslavia, which broke into pieces in 1992. Turbo Kvrcko posts a funny “Wanted” image that depicts why he misses the good...

Bosnia & Herzegovina: Election Results

Poland: Groping Not OK