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· July, 2011

Stories about Ideas from July, 2011

Vietnam: TEDx Mekong

Vietnam: More than 500 Attended Barcamp Saigon

The fourth Barcamp in Saigon was held last Sunday, July 24, at RMIT International University in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. It was the biggest Barcamp in Saigon in terms...

Puerto Rico: Libraries and Reading

Cuba: Differences of Opinion are Healthy

Jamaica: Public Outbursts from Diasporan Women

Angola: Bloggers Meet Rappers for a Socially Responsible Soccer Match

China: Prominent ‘Independent Candidate’ Denounces Upcoming Elections

Nearly 100 people have now declared themselves independent candidates in upcoming legislative elections in China, but this week alone has seen one of the more prominent would-be politicians announce his...

Trinidad & Tobago: The Beauty of Imperfection

Republic of Congo: Is the New ‘Made In Africa’ Tablet Actually Chinese?

A new ‘made in Africa' tablet computer from the Republic of Congo was announced in June 2011 to much fanfare. While technical innovation in Africa is worth celebrating, it's worth...

Bolivia: What needs to improve in La Paz?

Caribbean: Commonwealth Stories for Online Time Capsule

Tunisia: Time to Register for Elections

Registration for electoral lists in Tunisia started on July 11 and will be closed on August 2, but statistics have shown that Tunisians are reluctant to register on the lists....

Jamaica, Haiti: On Creole Language

Trinidad & Tobago: Carnival is Business

Hungary: Nation or State?

Iran:Remembering Iranian prisoners in Persia, Iowa

Norway: The Online Traces of a Mass Murderer

Bloggers and journalists in Norway and abroad continue to look for any online traces of murder suspect Anders Behring Breivik in hopes that it could help explain his actions on...

Russia: Envisioning the “Cloud Democracy” Utopia

'Cloud Democracy' is the title of the new book written by Leonid Volkov and Fyodor Krasheninnikov, two political bloggers from the Urals region of Russia. The book displays the authors'...

Cuba: Approaching “Adulthood”

U.S.V.I., St. Kitts: On Belonging

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