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· May, 2010

Stories about Ideas from May, 2010

Japan: My Eyes Tokyo

Japan: Those Commonplace, Vinyl Umbrellas

How "temporary" vinyl umbrellas fare in the cities of Japan.

France: Scholar Unpacks the Concept of National Identity

[Report] Technology for Transparency

This report is the culmination of four months of research examining the objectives, challenges, successes, and effects of online technology projects that aim to promote transparency, political accountability, and civic...

Trinidad & Tobago: Offering Advice

Jamaica: Resetting the Clock

Secularism in France from a Foreigner's Perspective

Bahrain: Time Flies

Egypt: 30 Days of Blogging

Egyptian bloggers are taking part in an initiative called 30 Days of Blogging, where they should write a new blog post every day for one whole month. The drive started...

Taiwan: Heavy metal and death penalty

Trinidad & Tobago: People's Party Position

Trinidad & Tobago: Ways of Voting

Egypt: Fat7enha Forga Launched

Azerbaijan: Democracy is…

Uganda: Kids build a radio out of Scraps

Trinidad & Tobago: Changing the Mindset

Trinidad & Tobago: On the Issues

Taiwan: Responses to Thailand's upheaval, if there is any

Taiwan is no stranger in terms of “Red Shirts” and street protests. In September, 2006, the island had its own anti-corruption campaign which also involved about one million red-shirt protesters...

Technology for Transparency Review, Part VI

This post concludes the first phase of our research into the role of technology in the transparency and accountability movement by offering conclusions and recommendations related to projects of crime...

Cuba: Monitoring Arrests

Ever since the February, 2010 death of Orlando Zapato Tamayo, the first Cuban hunger striker to perish in 40 years, the situation in the island appears to have become even...

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