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· December, 2011

Stories about Ideas from December, 2011

Trinidad and Tobago: a lesson about strength

Bangladesh: Suggestions for the New International Crimes Tribunal

Pakistan: Childhood Joys – Then and Now

India:The Need to Look Beyond the Middle Class

Algeria: What Independence means

Morocco: The Tale of the February 20 Movement in 20 Videos

A look back at how the Moroccan pro-democracy movement "February 20" has used videos, as very powerful and viral social media tool to get its message across. Hisham Almiraat shares...

Bhutan: A Father's Letter to His Son

China: Only Talking About a Revolution

Han Han, supposedly the world's most-read blogger, has succeeded in getting netizens to debate the possibilities (or lack thereof) for greater political freedoms and democracy in China through three new...

Chile's New Safe Driving Campaign

Japan: Life Decisions in the Face of Radiation Fear

The decision to move away differs from the more reactive evacuations that occurred this spring after the initial nuclear disasters. A blogger who decided to stay calls for a more...

Cuba: thinking about the film festival

Palestine: Planning a Virtual Funeral

It is extremely difficult for Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza to visit Israel, and for political reasons it is impossible for most other Arabs to do so. At...

Jamaica: when poets join academia

Chile: Twitter User Organizes Christmas Giving Event in Iquique

Barbados: remembering “Hitch”

Kobe, Japan: Running Through a City Once Devastated

Kobe City was hit with a 7.3-magnitude earthquake on January 17, 1995. On November 20, 2011, the city held their first ever official marathon event, where more than 20,000 runners...

India: The INK Conference Concludes

Vietnam: What’s New at Barcamp Saigon?

More than 550 people registered and participated in the fifth Barcamp Saigon last week in RMIT International University, Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. The attendance surpassed the record number...

Cuba: The Living Dead

United Kingdom: Video from Hitchens’ 1999 U.S. Book Tour

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