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· August, 2011

Stories about Ideas from August, 2011

31 August 2011

Russia: Why We Are Leaving Our Country Behind

RuNet Echo

Recent months have seen a new spin on the topic of emigration that seems to be ever-present in the Russian online space. Several powerful blog posts written by people from...

24 August 2011

Croatia, Serbia: A Flag of Friendship

Two young adults from Croatia and Serbia have created a mixed Serbo-Croatian flag, as a gesture of reconciliation between the two countries. Some netizens have condemned the initiative, others seem...

23 August 2011

Video: Women Transforming Communities

Voices of Women Worldwide brings together people from all over the world interested in promoting the voices of voiceless women, young girls and children using all the different media they...

Jamaica: Obama Rejects Plea for Garvey Pardon

17 August 2011

Global Voices Partners With Ashoka on Citizen Media Competition

Global Voices is proud to be partnering with Ashoka Changemakers on its ‘Citizen Media Innovation Competition' with Google. Four winners will be awarded US$5,000 each for citizen media projects that...

16 August 2011

South Korea: Blood Type Personality Theory, How It Works

The blood type personality theory claims that people's blood type is predictive of their personality and compatibility with others. Nowhere is this belief more popular than in South Korea and...

15 August 2011

Trinidad & Tobago: Fork in the Road for England

Trinidad & Tobago, Jamaica: Twitter Lit Wit

Google Logos Celebrate Indian and Korean Independence Days

Japan: How to Unplug Your Life and Save Electricity

People in Japan have been unplugging their lives as electricity-saving measures have been implemented to cope with power shortages. The effectiveness of the measures is yet to be proven but...

Portugal: A Guide for Digital Literacy

14 August 2011

China Model in Two Different Cities

In the past few years, the term "China Model" has been widely discussed among intellectuals in China, and is now slowly spreading to other developing countries in Asia, Latin America...

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