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· August, 2006

Stories about Ideas from August, 2006

Jamaica: Intuitives

Jamaica, UK: Linton Kwesi Johnson

China: Censors vs. video, culture, innovation, humor, pretty much the entire Chinese blogsphere

Late last month a seemingly important stage was reached in the maturation process of China's blogsphere with the launch of, a new website bringing together—a substantial and pertinent alternative...

Afghanistan: Cooperation Please!

Cambodia: New Story Tellers on the Internet

According to a research report released recently by Pew Internet, most webloggers don't consider themselves doing journalism. In most cases they are not up to what a journalist does. In...

Jamaica, Germany: Marlon James on Grass

Bahamas: Civil service inertia

Bahamas: Armageddon

Iran: Iranian Digg or Reddit!

Jamaica: Happy birthday, Roger Mais

China: the benefit of piracy

Iran: Ahmadinejad is Blogging!

Russia: Portraits of Putin

Samson Sholademi – LJ user sholademi, journalist of a Russian tabloid Express Gazeta – displays a unique drawing collection on his blog: portraits of Russia's president Vladimir Putin, made by...

Iran: Is God out there?

Jamaica: Reggae aesthetics

India: Blogcamp 2006

India: Mobile internet

Jamaica: On fundamentalism

DRC: Word on the Street

Pakistan: Opinions divided on Musharraf's future

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