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Stories about Ideas
30 September 2016
"This unusual football field has proven that designing outside boundaries can help foster creativity used to develop these useful spaces."
25 September 2016
18 September 2016
14 September 2016
Macedonian politicians appoint a placeholder crony to ensure that party loyalists get the Interior Ministry's top positions ahead of snap parliamentary elections.
11 September 2016
"By filling the information gap and removing barriers to funding, we hope to unlock capital for projects that alleviate poverty and further economic development where it is needed most."
"As an engaged documentary author my motivation is to break the existing image about women in Macedonia."
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?"
28 August 2016
Tulu is spoken by 3-5 million people in the Indian states of Karnataka and Kerala, plus a sizeable diaspora living in the US and the Gulf countries.
24 August 2016
To those who know the history of Palestine, Ahmad Abughaush's surname speaks volumes. Yet this information was absent from news reports on his gold medal triumph at the 2016 Olympics.
21 August 2016
One forward-thinking Bahia-born journalist hatches an online gift economy project with an important difference — it's exclusively for women.
17 August 2016
16 August 2016
"This is a war in which the interplay of informational conflict and physical violence is especially evident, in which disinformation and propaganda muddle motives, deny violence, and seek to confuse."
12 August 2016
"For partisan commenters on both sides, compromise seems impossible. Kashmir is like Solomon’s Baby, except both of its prospective mothers are happy to cut it in half."
10 August 2016
The fact that Iran remains for westerners an exotic and mysterious land whose "complex history" requires "untangling" by experts, puts serious limits on the possibilities for genuine engagement.
7 August 2016
Puerto Ricans work, love, live and struggle daily to resist not only the Zika virus, but something much more devastating: more than a century of colonialism and its many consequences.
4 August 2016
Standing up for women's rights is tough enough without being poor, black, or marginalised. One blog will speak out for Caribbean women at the upcoming Black Feminisms Forum in Brazil.
31 July 2016
What is it like to call two countries home? What makes migrants move in the first place and how do they settle in a new society? Where do they belong?