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· December, 2013

Stories about Good News from December, 2013

7 December 2013

A Brief Unity of Purpose: Marching for Puerto Rican Prisoner Oscar López Rivera

The Bridge

Thousands gathered this past November to demand the release of unjustly held political prisoner, Oscar López Rivera. Ángel Carrión shares some thoughts from that day.

5 December 2013

5 Energy Treasures in Africa You Haven't Heard About

Most African countries still suffer frequent power outages which inhibit economic growth. They are not, however, lacking in resources. This post outlines some of those least known in Africa.

4 December 2013

Football, Building Social Cohesion in Niger

Rising Voices

Sports - and especially football - can be an ideal vehicle to reinforce social cohesion in Nigerien communities scattered across the country's wide territory.

3 December 2013

‘Proyecto Arcoiris’ Advocates for Coloring Cuba with the Rainbow of the LGBT Community

The Project began when activist Yasmin Silvia Portales shared her dissatisfaction with the absence, at the time, of spaces for meeting the social demands of sexually diverse persons and for...

2 December 2013

‘The Global Is Enriched by the Local': New French Webzine X, Y & Z

Global Voices speaks with Emmanuel Chila, the founder of new French community blog X, Y & Z.

“Lantern” Helps China's Web Users Dodge Censors Through Trusted Friends

A new circumvention software called Lantern has been launched in recent months. By inviting friends into a network, users can share their Internet connection within a trusted network.