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18 January 2017
"The most critical impact of this simple intervention blew me away..."
14 January 2017
13 January 2017
9 January 2017
Culture.pl, an online magazine devoted to promoting Polish culture, marked David Bowie's birthday by recalling his visit to Warsaw.
29 December 2016
Like many words in Russian, the 2016 words of the year can be explained but not quite translated.
Global Voices reviews the Latin American stories in 2016 that taught us about fighting back.
28 December 2016
Macedonia's Pollution Is So Bad That Activists Have Installed ‘Mountain Air Breathing Booths’ in Protest
Other unhappy citizens have resorted to parody. A piece of graffiti recently circulated on Twitter pokes fun a government inaction: "Recommendation: Don't die from cancer!"
27 December 2016
26 December 2016
23 December 2016
The revelations, compiled by investigative journalism network KRIK, are generating lively debate online and within traditional media.
In the era of fake news and 'information warfare', the story of Kloop.kg is one that both inspires and reassures.
22 December 2016
An Iranian-American architect has created a brand inspired by cities to create “an awareness of place and leveraging fashion as a messaging tool to create social impact.”
Look to civil society's innovations in 1990s Peru, and activists around the world today could learn some vital lessons in resisting autocracy.
20 December 2016
19 December 2016
A friend donates part of a grant to Global Voices, because "infrastructure, communities and trust take a long time to build—and without support, those gains can all too quickly disappear."
17 December 2016
16 December 2016
"Iran’s civil society and student movements remain a ray of hope, and indeed pride, for a nation that continues to struggle for change."